Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx
Miscellaneous
TNM staging - mucosal melanoma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 25 May 2018, last major update November 2004

Copyright: (c) 2004-2018, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

PubMed Search: TNM staging mucosal melanoma[TIAB]

Cite this page: Pernick, N. TNM staging - mucosal melanoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/nasalstagingmucosalmelanoma.html. Accessed December 15th, 2018.
Primary tumor (T) - mucosal melanoma
  • T3: Mucosal disease
  • T4a: Moderately advanced local disease - tumor involving deep soft tissue, cartilage, bone or overlying skin
  • T4b: Very advanced local disease - tumor involving brain, dura, skull base, lower cranial nerves (IX, X, XI, XII), masticator space, carotid artery, prevertebral space or mediastinal structures
Regional lymph nodes (N) - mucosal melanoma
  • NX: Regional lymph nodes cannot be assessed
  • N0: No regional lymph node metastases
  • N1: Regional lymph node metastases present
Distant metastasis (M) - mucosal melanoma
  • M0: No distant metastasis
  • M1: Distant metastasis
Anatomic stage / prognostic groups - mucosal melanoma
  • III: T3 N0 M0
  • IVA: T4a N0 M0 or T3 - 4a N1 M0
  • IVB: T4b any N M0
  • IVC: Any T any N M1