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A Rare Melanotic Neuroectodermal Tumor of Infancy in a 3-month-old Child: A Case Report

Swapna A Patankar, Sudhir R Pawar, Richa Sharma, Amod P Patankar

Keywords : Benign tumor, Case report, Infancy tumor, Neuroectodermal tumor

Citation Information : Patankar SA, Pawar SR, Sharma R, Patankar AP. A Rare Melanotic Neuroectodermal Tumor of Infancy in a 3-month-old Child: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2024; 17 (1):79-81.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-2711

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 14-03-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


A rare case of melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy (MNTI) occurring in a 3-month-old male child affecting the left maxilla is described. Computed tomography showed the benign expansile type of lesion affecting the left maxilla. The lesion was surgically excised completely. Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of melanotic neuroectodermal tumor. Almost 6 months of follow-up showed no recurrence.

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