Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy. A review of seven cases.

  title={Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy. A review of seven cases.},
  author={Rolley E. Johnson and Bernd Walter Scheithauer and David C. Dahlin},
  volume={52 4},
The melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy (MNTI) is a rare, usually benign, pigmented neuroectodermal tumor which most often involves the maxilla. The authors reviewed seven cases of MNTI, with patient ages of our patients ranged from nine weeks to 18 months; six of the seven were less than six months old at initial diagnosis. Four patients were males, and all were white. One tumor each was located in the femur, the temporal bone, and the epididymis; the remaining lesions occurred in the… CONTINUE READING
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