Prognoma of maxilla

  • I. N. Kundu
  • A. K. Saha
  • S. N. Ganguh


Prognoma is a rare dysembryogenic tumour of infancy Very few cases have been recorded in the world literature so far A case report of this tumour affecting a female child with involvement of the right maxilla is being presented Histopathologically prognoma is a melanotic neuroectodermal tumour An increased level of a-fetoprotem m the serum and vanillylmendilic acid (V M A ) in a 24 hours urine sample have been reported with prognoma.


Lipoma Liposarcoma Hard Palate Operative Recovery Neural Crest Derivative 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. N. Kundu
    • 1
  • A. K. Saha
    • 1
  • S. N. Ganguh
    • 1
  1. 1.Reader Deptt. of E.N.T.N R S Medical CollegeCalcutta

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