Oral Melanoacanthoma of a Rare Intraoral Site: Case Report and Review of Literature

@inproceedings{Rohilla2013OralMO,
  title={Oral Melanoacanthoma of a Rare Intraoral Site: Case Report and Review of Literature},
  author={Kshitiz Rohilla and Venkatapathy Ramesh and P. D. Balamurali and Namrata Singh},
  booktitle={International journal of clinical pediatric dentistry},
  year={2013}
}
Oral melanoacanthoma is rare pigmented mucosal lesion that presents most commonly on the buccal mucosa, characterized by sudden appearance and rapid radial growth, thus clinically mimicking malignant melanoma. It was originally described as a mixed tumor of melanocytes and keratinocytes, but appears to be a reactive process; formed in areas prone to trauma, and regressing after the removal of trauma or incomplete excision. The clinical appearance of oral melanoacanthoma is nondiagnostic, and… CONTINUE READING

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