Melanoma metastatic to the mandible: Report of a case

Robert W.T. Myall, Thomas H. Morton, Philip Worthington

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Metastasis of a tumor to the jaws can simulate an infection, but the presence of paresthesia and loose teeth or inadequate response to treatment should alert the clinician to a more serious cause. A malignant melanoma metastatic to the jaws illustrates these points.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-59
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Oral Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983


  • malignancy
  • mandible
  • melanoma
  • metastases
  • surgery, oral

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Dentistry(all)


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