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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 99-101

Cutaneous metastasis of carcinoma tongue: A rare case report

1 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, IGMC, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pathology, IGMC, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Dr. Mudita Gupta
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, IGMC, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jdds.jdds_12_19

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Carcinoma of the oral cavity is one of the most common cancers of the head-and-neck region with frequent metastasis to internal organs, especially the lungs, liver, and bone. However, cutaneous metastasis of head-and-neck squamous cell carcinoma is rarely reported in the literature, with only a few cases reported in the past. Here, we report a case of relapse of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue which metastasized to the upper trunk region.

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