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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 615
Verrucous carcinoma in association with oral submucous fibrosis


1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sathyabama Dental College & Hospital, Chennai, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Priyadharshini Dental College, Chennai, India
3 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Meenakshi Annal Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India

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C Pravda
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sathyabama Dental College & Hospital, Chennai
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.90329

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Oral verrucous carcinoma is a form of well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma characterized by exophytic over growth. It is slow growing and locally invasive tumor occurring in 6 th and 7 th decade of life. Smoking and chewing tobacco is found to be the most common etiological factor of verrucous carcinoma although oral leukoplakia may act as a predisposing factor. This is a rare case of oral varrucous Carcinoma seen in association with oral submucous fibrosis in a younger patient with long standing history of chewing tobacco.


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