Endoscopic removal of malignant melanoma of the nasal cavity

  • R. K. Mundra
  • A. Sikdar


Mucosal melanoma of the nasal cavity is a rare tumour. With the extended used of nasal endoscopes and advent of CT scan, early diagnosis of nasal melanoma and accurate assessment of its extent is possible. This allows endoscopic excision of tumour, avoiding unnecessary removal of healthy tissue. Here we present a case where endonasal endoscopic excision with postoperative radiotherapy achieved disease free survival till follow up (nearly 2 years).

Key Words

Endoscopic excision malignant melanoma nasal cavity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Mundra
    • 1
  • A. Sikdar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OtorhinolaryngologyMahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and Maharaja Yashwant Rao Group of HospitalsIndoreIndia

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