Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
 Open access journal indexed with Index Medicus & ISI's SCI  
Users online: 4069  
Home | Subscribe | Feedback | Login 
About Latest Articles Back-Issues Article Submission Resources Sections Etcetera Contact
 
  NAVIGATE Here 
 ::   Next article
 ::   Previous article
 ::   Table of Contents

 RESOURCE Links
 ::   Similar in PUBMED
 ::  Search Pubmed for
 ::  Search in Google Scholar for
 ::Related articles
 ::   Citation Manager
 ::   Access Statistics
 ::   Reader Comments
 ::   Email Alert *
 ::   Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed14548    
    Printed164    
    Emailed11    
    PDF Downloaded132    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 4    

Recommend this journal


 

 CASE REPORTS
Year : 1994  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 31-3

Malignant melanoma of nasopharynx extending to the nose with metastasis in the neck.


Dept. of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Bombay, Maharashtra.

Correspondence Address:
D S Grewal
Dept. of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Bombay, Maharashtra.

Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 0008568712

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Malignant melanoma is a rare tumor in otorhinolaryngology. In this paper, we have reported the first case of melanoma of nasopharynx which we came across in 20 years of ENT practice. A 55 year old male patient with complaints of swelling of nose and left side of neck, nasal blockage and epistaxis was diagnosed as melanoma of nose with metastasis in the neck based on clinical and radiological examination. The tumour was excised by lateral rhinotomy with supraomohyoid block dissection on the left side. The tumour was found to originate from lateral wall of nasopharynx and middle turbinate. The surgery was followed by radiotherapy. Diagnosis of melanoma was confirmed on histopathology. During 30 months follow-up, no recurrence was noticed.






[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*


        
Print this article     Email this article

Online since 12th February '04
2004 - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
Official Publication of the Staff Society of the Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow