Cutaneous metastasis from oral squamous cell carcinoma—an orphan subject revisited

Cutaneous metastasis of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is a well documented complication. It is often present at presentation, or may be occult and appear as nodules following treatment with surgery or radiotherapy. It usually indicates a dismal prognosis.

The poster illustrates the difficulties of treating this problem with 4 case reports of patients treated in our department. It discusses the incidence of cutaneous metastasis, its possible mechanisms of spread from the primary, the various investigations and newer therapies for treating this condition.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

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Feb 5, 2018 | Posted by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Comments Off on Cutaneous metastasis from oral squamous cell carcinoma—an orphan subject revisited
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