Melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy: a case report emphasizing the importance of computed tomography

Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 1991 Aug;20(3):172-4. doi: 10.1259/dmfr.20.3.1666999.


A case is reported of the rare melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy involving the maxilla of a 4-month-old girl. The role of CT is discussed with particular reference to the diagnosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Maxillary Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Melanins
  • Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal / diagnostic imaging*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed


  • Melanins