Primary Sino Nasal Mucosal Malignant Melanoma :Our Experience
Neeraj R. Shetty, Labdhy M. Nirmal, Shashikant K. Mhashal, Vinod A. Gite
Malignant melanoma of mucosa of the nose and paranasal sinuses is an extremely rare occurrence and due to this, a universal definitive management protocol is not determined for maximum survival with minimum morbidity.Presentation of such cases is usually delayed due to its symptomatology resembling benign conditions. The disease is subject to definitive diagnosis only after confirmation by immunohistochemistry. Above factors contribute to poor survival of the patient. Early diagnosis and appropriate management as per the extent of the disease is required.
sinonasal melanoma, mucosal melanoma, epistaxis