The Diagnostic Dilemma of the Most Common Yet the Most Complicted Malignancy Involving the Retromolar Region: A Case Report

Authors

  • Tanha Khan
  • M. K. Sunil
  • Megha Srivastava
  • Arpan Manna
  • Chhavi Srivastava
  • Lakshay Vishnoi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17111

Keywords:

Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC), TNM Staging, Targeted therapy

Abstract

The most common type of oral malignant neoplasm is reported to be Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC),
accounting for more than 90% of all malignant lesions in the oral cavity. The commonest site of OSCC are
the tongue, oropharynx and the floor of the mouth. OSCC is more common in men as compared to women
as men are often more associated with habits such as smoking and tobacco chewing. It is important to have
proper knowledge of this disease so that early diagnosis can be done and mortality rate can be reduced.

Author Biographies

  • Tanha Khan

    PG Student, Dept of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre

  • M. K. Sunil

    Professor and Head, Dept of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre

  • Megha Srivastava

    Senior Lecturer, Dept of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre

  • Arpan Manna

    PG Student, Dept of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre

  • Chhavi Srivastava

    PG Student, Dept of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre

  • Lakshay Vishnoi

    PG Student, Dept of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre

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Published

2021-08-16

How to Cite

The Diagnostic Dilemma of the Most Common Yet the Most Complicted Malignancy Involving the Retromolar Region: A Case Report. (2021). Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 2691-2695. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17111