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Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the oral mucosa: a new case and review of 45 cases in the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11755833     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma (BSCC) of the oral mucosa other than the tongue is uncommon. We report a case of a 67-year-old man who diagnosed with Stage I BSCC in the floor of the mouth. This early stage presentation carries a considerably better prognosis. Clinical summary of 46 cases of oral BSCC indicated that the tongue base was the most preferred site (61%). The patients were 19 males and 15 females with the mean age of 61 years (n=34). Most presented with Stage III or IV disease (62%). Even at the initial presentation, 47% had cervical lymph node metastases. Its aggressive clinical behaviour was characterized by a high incidence of local recurrence (32%), regional lymph node metastases (52%), and mortality rate (38%). Because of the advanced stage at presentation, oral BSCC is prognostically worse.
F Ide; T Shimoyama; N Horie; K Kusama
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral oncology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1368-8375     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Oncol.     Publication Date:  2002 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-12-28     Completed Date:  2002-02-07     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9709118     Medline TA:  Oral Oncol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  120-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Oral Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical School, 1981 Kamoda, Kawagoe, Saitama 350-8550, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Basosquamous / pathology*
Diagnosis, Differential
Mouth Neoplasms / pathology*
Neoplasm Staging

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