Mandibular invasion of lower gingival carcinoma in the molar region: its clinical implications on the surgical management.

@article{Hong2001MandibularIO,
  title={Mandibular invasion of lower gingival carcinoma in the molar region: its clinical implications on the surgical management.},
  author={S X Hong and In-Ho Cha and Edward Wolfgang Lee and J C Kim},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={130-8}
}
The spread pattern of a tumour and its extent in the mandible are important in the management of gingival cancer. Sixteen patients with gingival squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) involving the mandible in the molar region were included in this study. Resection specimens of the mandibular bone and adjacent cancer were histologically analysed to identify the type and characteristics of invasion and were compared with the radiological features. Our results showed that the actual width of invasion was… CONTINUE READING

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