Multiform cervical melanocytoma: A case report

Harish N. Shownkeen*, Carla Harmath, Chinnamma Thomas

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Abstract

Melanocytomas are very rare benign melanocytic tumors of the central nervous system (CNS). We present a case of a cervical melanocytoma diagnosed after trauma as a result of persistent neck pain and abnormal neurological examination. Early recognition of benign melanocytic lesions of the CNS is important, as a complete resection can often lead to cure with no need for further treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1008-1010
Number of pages3
JournalNeuroradiology
Volume44
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002

Keywords

  • Melanocytoma
  • Tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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