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Revista Española de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial

On-line version ISSN 2173-9161Print version ISSN 1130-0558


PINGARRON MARTIN, Lorena et al. Oral mucosal melanoma: a local or systemic disease?. Rev Esp Cirug Oral y Maxilofac [online]. 2014, vol.36, n.1, pp.15-20. ISSN 2173-9161.

Objective: To review the current situation in the treatment of oral mucosal melanoma. To describe the treatment protocol that has shown better results, given the experience and studies by the reference institution. Methods: The authors conducted an extensive review of the literature addressing the new lines of therapeutic research. Results: Description of the treatment regimen followed at one of the most experienced centers in the international literature. Conclusions: Oral mucosal melanoma is a rare malignancy with an unknown etiology and pathogenesis and poor prognosis. Treatment should be centered on early diagnosis and a multidisciplinary approach.

Keywords : Melanoma; Mucosa; Intraoral.

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