Images in clinical medicine | Volume 39, Article 224, 02 Aug 2021 | 10.11604/pamj.2021.39.224.30137

Aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of lip in a village woman

Rohan Kumar Singh, Gaurav Vedprakash Mishra

Corresponding author: Rohan Kumar Singh, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, India

Received: 02 Jun 2021 - Accepted: 24 Jun 2021 - Published: 02 Aug 2021

Domain: Oncology,Public health,Maxillofacial surgery

Keywords: Squamous cell carcinoma, lip, aggressive

©Rohan Kumar Singh et al. Pan African Medical Journal (ISSN: 1937-8688). This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Cite this article: Rohan Kumar Singh et al. Aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of lip in a village woman. Pan African Medical Journal. 2021;39:224. [doi: 10.11604/pamj.2021.39.224.30137]

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Aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of lip in a village woman

Aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of lip in a village woman

Rohan Kumar Singh1,&, Gaurav Vedprakash Mishra1

 

1Department of Radiodiagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, India

 

 

&Corresponding author
Rohan Kumar Singh, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, India

 

 

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A 33-year-old female visited the outpatient department of Acharya Vinoba Bhave Rural Hospital (AVBRH), Sawangi with chief complains of painful ulcer over lower lip. On taking proper history the patient said she was apparently alright 4 months back when she noticed a painful non healing ulcer over lower the front region of jaw which was initially small in size and gradually increased to the present size of 5.3 x 2.3cm approximately. Patient had history of pain which was gradual in onset, dull aching, intermittent and localized in nature. Pain aggravated on mastication and relieved after taking medications. Patient also had history of change in quantity and consistency of saliva from normal to thick and ropy with intermittent bleed and pus discharge since 3months. On clinical examination face was asymmetrical due to soft tissue defect present over lower lip with irregular everted margins. On incisional biopsy of lesion done under local anaesthesia on 15/09/20 revealed squamous cell carcinoma of lower lip.

 

 

Figure 1: asymmetrical soft tissue defect present over lower lip with irregular everted margins and ulcerative lesion-aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of lower lip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Images in clinical medicine

Aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of lip in a village woman

Images in clinical medicine

Aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of lip in a village woman

Images in clinical medicine

Aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of lip in a village woman

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