Melanotic Neuroectodermal Tumor of Infancy

  • Motiur Rahman Molla Senior consultant, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
  • Fahmida Ferdousi Registrar, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
  • Ahmed Khaled Consultant Histopathology, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
Keywords: MNTI, Melanotic Neuroectodermal, Tumor

Abstract

Two babys, one was 6 months old and another was 2 months old presented with a rapidly progressing melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy (MNTI) in the maxilla. The tumor extended from the midline to the retromolar area of the left maxilla. It was confirmed as a melanotic neuroectodermal tumor through, radiology, cytology and histopathological examinations. The encapsulated tumor was excised .No recurrence was seen in the initial follow up nearly one year.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/pulse.v5i1.20194

Pulse Vol.5 January 2011 p.61-65

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2014-08-27
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Molla, M., Ferdousi, F., & Khaled, A. (2014). Melanotic Neuroectodermal Tumor of Infancy. Pulse, 5(1), 61-65. https://doi.org/10.3329/pulse.v5i1.20194
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