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Mucosal melanoma of nasal cavity and paranasal sinus

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Author(s): Dwivedi Raghav | Dwivedi Ravi | Kazi Rehan | Kumar Sumit | Agarwal Satya

Journal: Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
ISSN 0973-1482

Volume: 4;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 200;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Epistaxis | mucosal melanoma | paranasal sinus

ABSTRACT
Mucosal melanoma of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses is seldom encountered in routine ENT practice. These tumors have poor prognosis owing to higher rates of locoregional recurrence and distant metastasis. Various treatment modalities have been employed over time but the ideal treatment approach still remains an open issue. This article presents some commonly accepted guidelines in treating these rare mucosal neoplasms.

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