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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Oral metastasis of a hepatocellular carcinoma
Author: Pires, FR
Sagarra, R
Correa, MEP
Pereira, CM
Vargas, PA
Lopes, WA
Abstract: Hepatocellular carcinoma is a relatively common tumor that etiologically is closely linked to previous hepatitis B infection. Oral metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma is very rare, with only 61 cases reported in the literature. We describe a case of hepatocellular carcinoma metastatic to the anterior mandibular gingivae of a 60-year-old man. The patient also exhibited tumor metastases to the lungs, left knee, little finger of the left hand, scalp, and the skin of the neck. He died 6 months after the diagnosis of the oral metastasis because of systemic tumor dissemination.
Country: EUA
Editor: Mosby, Inc
Citation: Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology And Endodontics. Mosby, Inc, v. 97, n. 3, n. 359, n. 368, 2004.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.tripleo.2003.09.018
Date Issue: 2004
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