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Oral Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Tongue

Oral Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Tongue

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Tongue Clinical Features: Carcinoma of the oral tongue (that portion of the tongue anterior to the circumvallate papillae) encompasses 75% of all tongue cancers and is the most common intraoral malignancy (excluding the lip, which is generally not considered to be intraoral and in which the carcinogen is different). Oral […]

November 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Squamous Papilloma (Benign Epithelial Tumors of Mucosa)

Squamous Papilloma (Benign Epithelial Tumors of Mucosa)

Squamous Papilloma Clinical features: Squamous papillomas are common lesions of the oral mucosa with a predilection for the mucosa of the hard and soft palate, including the uvula and the vermilion of the lips. It is an innocuous lesion that is neither transmissible nor threatening. As an oral lesion, it raises concern because of its […]

November 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cherubism: Clinical features, Investigation, Treatment and Types of Cherubism

Cherubism: Clinical features, Investigation, Treatment and Types of Cherubism

Cherubism: Clinical features Cherubism is an autosomal-dominant genetic defect that affects bone remodeling in the specific anatomically confined limits of the embryologic mandible and sometimes of the mandible and maxilla. Cherubism does not occur in any other bone and will not cross a bony suture to an adjacent bone. Cherubism first begins to manifest itself […]

November 22, 2012 | By | Reply More
Malignant hemangiopericytoma: Clinical features, Differential diagnosis, Investigation,Treatment

Malignant hemangiopericytoma: Clinical features, Differential diagnosis, Investigation,Treatment

Malignant hemangiopericytoma: Clinical features, Differential diagnosis, Investigation, Treatment Clinical features: Most hemangiopericytomas are obviously benign, a few are obviously malignant. The oral and maxillofacial area is an uncommon site, accounting for only 16% of all types of hemangiopericytomas. Males and females are affected equally. Malignant hemangiopericytomas are diagnosed and graded by their cellular nature and […]

November 22, 2012 | By | Reply More
Benign hemangiopericytoma: Clinical features, Differential diagnosis,Investigation,Treatment

Benign hemangiopericytoma: Clinical features, Differential diagnosis,Investigation,Treatment

Benign hemangiopericytoma: Clinical features, Differential diagnosis,Investigation,Treatment Benign Hemangiopericytoma The separation between the hemangiopericytoma and the solitary fibrous tumor has become less and less distinct, and the validity of the hemangiopericytoma as a separate entity has been put in doubt because so many of its features are shared by other tumors. If we consider these two […]

November 22, 2012 | By | Reply More
Extraction of Partially-erupted mesio-angular lower third molar

Extraction of Partially-erupted mesio-angular lower third molar

Operation procedure: Removal of Partially-erupted mesio-angular lower third molar 17-year-old student, had an episode of pericoronitis related to his lower left third molar, which was treated successfully with antibiotic and with warm saline mouthwashes.The treatment plan involved extraction of this tooth, and prophylactic removal of the other third molars. He agreed to have the teeth […]

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
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