Primary malignant melanoma of the nose: an unusual presentation


  • Yashita Gupta Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Senior Resident, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
  • Mohd. Jafar Memon Department of Pathology, Assistant Professor, Pt. J.N.M. Medical College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
  • Renuka Gahine Department of Pathology, Professor and Head, Government Medical College, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh



Mucosal malignant melanoma, Elderly, Age


Mucosal malignant melanoma of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses is a rare entity. It is an unusual cause of nasal obstruction and epistaxis seen especially in elderly. We report the case of a primary nasal malignant melanoma in a 32 year old woman who presented with the history of epistaxis for 1 month. In our knowledge, this is the first case of primary nasal malignant melanoma to be reported in this age group.


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How to Cite

Gupta, Y., Memon, M. J., & Gahine, R. (2017). Primary malignant melanoma of the nose: an unusual presentation. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 4(7), 3061–3063.



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