Squamous cell carcinoma

Features

  • The most common oral malignant tumor.
  • Squamous cell carcinomas of the oral mucosa in their latter stages invade the underlying bone.
  • Ill-defined moth-eaten radiolucency. Destruction of alveolar ridge along with a soft tissue mass.
  • Adjacent teeth: displacement loosened or resorbed.
  • Ultimately a pathological fracture may result.

Differential diagnosis

Cases

Squamous cell carcinoma case

Squamous cell carcinoma case

Squamous cell carcinoma case