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WHO Classification of Tumours
Melanoma, NOS
Hypopharynx, Larynx and Trachea


Definition

Mucosal malignant melanomas (MMM) of the upper aerodigestive tract represent up to 3% of melanomas. In contrast to their cutaneous conterpart, neural crest-derived primary laryngeal mucosal malignant melanomas (PLMMM) are very rare and predominantly affect adult males.