Melanoma of the Oral Cavity: an Analysis of 46 New Cases with Emphasis on Clinical and Histopathologic Characteristics.

@article{Smith2016MelanomaOT,
  title={Melanoma of the Oral Cavity: an Analysis of 46 New Cases with Emphasis on Clinical and Histopathologic Characteristics.},
  author={Molly Housley Smith and Indraneel B Bhattacharyya and D. M. Cohen and Nadim M Islam and Sarah G Fitzpatrick and Lindsay J Montague and Douglas D Damm and Craig B Fowler},
  journal={Head and neck pathology},
  year={2016},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={298-305}
}
Melanoma of the oral cavity is a rare malignancy that carries a poor prognosis. We identified 46 new cases of both primary and metastatic melanoma to the oral cavity. Following IRB approval, these cases were obtained from the Oral Pathology Biopsy Service archives of the UF College of Dentistry (1994-2014), the UK College of Dentistry (1997-2015), and the UM Medical Center (1988-2015). All slides were reviewed. The location, age, race, gender, clinical impression, duration of lesion… CONTINUE READING
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