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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


Case report of metastatic presence of lingual lymph nodes in carcinoma alveolus of mandible


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Author Details : Jacob John, Rahul Tiwari, Kaushal Charan Pahari, Philip Mathew, Heena Tiwari

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 121-123


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Abstract

Lingual node metastasis is seen most commonly in carcinoma of tongue and carcinoma floor of mouth. Literature elicits about such cases, but rarely reported is lingual node metastasis in Squamous cell carcinoma of alveolus. Our case report is an elderly male patient with Squamous cell carcinoma of alveolus. Management included hemi-mandibulectomy because of the extension. Metastatic lingual node was found during the surgery as it is rare finding so is this case report presented to reappraise the literature.

Keywords: Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Neck Dissection, Lymphatics, Lingual Node, Metastasis

Doi : 10.18231/2395-499X.2018.0027

How to cite : John J, Tiwari R, Pahari K C, Mathew P, Tiwari H, Case report of metastatic presence of lingual lymph nodes in carcinoma alveolus of mandible. Int J Oral Health Dent 2018;4(2):121-123

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