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Journal of Dental Specialities


Total mandibulectomy in a patient with verrucous carcinoma turning into squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity: a rare case report


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Author Details: Chandrashekhar R. Bande, Dinesh Mohale, Manjiri Thakur, Pravin Lambade

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2393-9834

Print ISSN : 2320-7302

Article First Page : 202

Article End Page : 206


Abstract

Verrucous Carcinoma is a rare type of low grade, well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma. The author herein reports a case of squamous cell carcinoma arising within verrucous carcinoma of mandible. A 65-year old women reported to hospital with the history of swelling over the gums of lower jaw since 1yr. Her swelling was painless and gradually had spread to the whole mandible. Incisional biopsy and histopathologic examination revealed verrucous carcinoma which was treated with total Mandibulectomy.

Keywords: Verrucous Carcinoma, Total Mandibulectomy, Squamous Cell Carcinoma