An Unusual Presentation of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Case Report

Rashmi Gangavati, Rajendra Baad, Nupura Vibhute, Siddhartha Varma


Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most common malignant tumor of the oral cavity and is a potentially fatal disease that proved to be a bane to clinicians throughout the world. In spite of various treatment modalities to manage oral SCC, one key factor for the prognosis is the early detection. Over the past two decades, there has been a surge in the investigations conducted pertaining specifically to oral cancer. Therefore, the purpose of the current case report is to focus on the use of newer techniques like immunohistochemistry (IHC) which is a valuable tool in diagnosing cases with atypical presentation.

J Med Cases. 2016;7(6):242-244


Oral squamous cell carcinoma; Prognosis; Immunohistochemistry

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