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IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology


Spindle Cell Carcinoma of the Tongue: A Case Report and Review of Literature


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Author Details : Deepti Sharma, Garima Singh

Volume : 2, Issue : 3, Year : 2016

Article Page : 118-119


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Abstract

Spindle cell carcinoma (SpCC) or sarcomatoid carcinoma of the tongue is rare and aggressive variant of squamous cell carcinoma with incidence of <1%. It is characterised by proliferation of epithelial and mesenchymal components. It is important to diagnose this variant of SCC, because of its tendency to recur and early metastasis.
We are reporting this rare tumor with an unusual location in a forty year old gentleman to contribute in part to the better understanding and awareness of this rare malignancy.

Keywords:
Spindle cell carcinoma, Biphasic, Sarcomatoid, Squamous

How to cite : Sharma D, Singh G, Spindle Cell Carcinoma of the Tongue: A Case Report and Review of Literature. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2016;2(3):118-119

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