Beware of malignant lymphoma masquerading as facial inflammatory processes.

@article{Rog1991BewareOM,
  title={Beware of malignant lymphoma masquerading as facial inflammatory processes.},
  author={R P Rog},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology},
  year={1991},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={415-9}
}
  • R P Rog
  • Published 1991 in Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology
Considerable difficulty exists in diagnosing some sarcomas, lymphomas, and carcinomas that develop in the head and neck. Frequently these malignancies appear clinically as masquerading inflammatory disease processes. Recognition of these rare lesions usually occurs only after the inflammatory-like symptoms have failed to respond to conventional management, necessitating a more extensive evaluation and even repeated biopsies. The use of special stains, immunohistochemical studies, electron… CONTINUE READING