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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Black/Blue Spot at Back/Roof of Mouth
My brother-in-law has discovered a smooth, blackish/blue spot at the back of his mouth. On the left, top and back side. It is not painful. He has a history of melanomia (at 51 yrs old) on his arm, which was removed. What could this discoloration be?
Unfortunately it is not really possible to make a diagnosis based upon a description in this forum. If there is any concern, this should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist (ENT) specialist or oral surgeon.
Amit Agrawal, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University