Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Molecular basis of oral cancer – A case report & literature review

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Article Type : Case Report

Author Details: Shaik Ali Hassan*,Sumit Bhateja,Geetika Arora,Tamanna Soni,Neha Aggarwal

Volume : 5

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 93

Article End Page : 95


An ulcer is a break in continuity of epithelium of skin or mucous membrane. Oral Ulcers have a prevalence of 15-30% In this case it was seen that a ulcer was seen on left buccal mucosa which was first considered to be the ulcer due to cheek bite but later on after taking incisional biopsy it was conformed a squamous cell carcinoma. Patient denied any history of tobacco use but gives positive family history.

Keywords: Squamous cell carcinoma, Ulcer, Oral cancer, Oncogenes.

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