Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of oral malignant melanoma staged?

Updated: Jan 31, 2020
  • Author: Elizabeth Ann Bilodeau, DMD, MD, MSEd; Chief Editor: Jeff Burgess, DDS, MSD  more...
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Other conditions to be considered include the following:

  • Amalgam or graphite tattoo

  • Melanocytoma

  • Oral melanotic macule

  • Peutz-Jeghers syndrome

  • Laugier-Hunziker syndrome

  • Physiologic pigmentation

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