Lisboa Castro, J; Cazal, C; Gomes Henriques, AC; Carneiro Leão, J; De Vasconcelos Carvalho, M; De Carvalho Dourado, HT; Carvalho, AAT; (2009) Pigmented oral squamous cell carcinoma: A case report and brief review of the literature. International Journal of Surgical Pathology , 17 (2) 153 - 157. 10.1177/1066896908315747.
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Melanin impregnation in squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is an uncommon histological finding. Rare nonmelanocytic entities were previously described as having melanocyte colonization. A 57-year-old Brazilian woman was referred with a pigmented lesion in the lower lip and alveolar ridge with a prior clinical diagnosis of melanoma. The incisional biopsy of the tumor revealed an SCC with strong colonization of melanocytes in the stroma. The authors report a case of an unusual SCC variant and a brief review of the literature.
|Title:||Pigmented oral squamous cell carcinoma: A case report and brief review of the literature|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Eastman Dental Institute|
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