Primary Mucosal Melanoma: Uncommonly Described Entity

Kaushal Yadav, Sudhir Jatal
2015 Jurnalul de Chirurgie (Journal of Surgery)  
Jurnalul de Chirurgie] J o ur nal of S u r g e ry [Jurna lu l d e Ch irurg ie ] ISSN: 1584-9341 J Surgery ISSN: 1584-9341 JOS, an open access journal Volume 11 • Issue 4 • 1 Abstract Because of rarity and clinical challenges arising from different anatomic location, our understanding of optimal management of mucosal melanoma remains limited. The most common sites for primary mucosal melanoma are head and neck followed by anorectal, and vulvovaginal regions. Data are limited but improved
more » ... ut improved understanding has led to change in management from more radical excision to conservative surgery with negative margins. We try to summarize available evidences for management this uncommonly described entity.
doi:10.7438/1584-9341-11-4-1 fatcat:2xqx3wr3bbeghm25smzquqsrea