International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Oncology Science | Bulgaria | Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017

Verrucous Carcinoma (Ackerman`S Tumor) of the Tongue ? Case Report

Zornitsa Mihaylova [4] | Evgeniy Aleksiev [2]

Abstract: Verrucous carcinoma (VC) is a relatively rare well-differentiated variant of squamous cell carcinoma with a specific clinical appearance and histopathologic features. It can grow large in size and could be locally destructive with low rate of metastasis. We present a case of 78-year old female with with VC of the tongue. Clinical and histopathologic findings are discussed as well as the treatment plan.

Keywords: verrucous carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, oral cavity, tongue

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017,

Pages: 1099 - 1101

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