Acta Scientific Cancer Biology (ASCB) (ISSN: 2582-4473)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 6

Conventional Radiography and Computed Tomography in Assessment of Bony Invasion in Oral Cancer-A Comparative Evaluation with Final Histopathological Report

Gautam T, KSN Siva Bharani, Amith KP*, Shubhalakshmi SL and Deepa Kamath G

College of Dental Sciences, Davanagere, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author: Amith KP, College of Dental Sciences, Davanagere, Karnataka, India.

Received: August 25, 2022; Published: September 20, 2022


Background and objectives: Pre-treatment evaluation of patients with oral OSCC and identification in presence of extension of bony invasion, this is outstanding method to determine the treatment plan and prognosis. This study was carried out with a purpose to mould the accuracy of panoramic radiography, occipitomental view and computed tomography in diagnosis of bony invasion in patient planned to undergo surgery for histopathologically proven cases of OSCC.

Materials and Method: A Prospective study conducted from June 2020 to August 2020 in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, College of Dental Sciences and hospital, Davangere, Karnataka, India. On 16 patients who are proven cases of OSCC histopathologically and underwent surgical resection of the tumour along with the adjacent hard tissue margins.

Results: As a part of pre-operative workup Panoramic radiographs for patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma of lower jaws, occipitomental radiographs for those of upper jaws and computed tomography scans in all the cases were performed. Consequently, the resected specimens with adjacent hard tissue margins were subjected to histopathological examination. The results concluded that CT is superior technique when compared to other imaging modalities as mentioned above.

Keywords: Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC); Computed Tomography (CT); Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Bone Scintigraphy (BS); Orthopantomogram (OPG); Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT); Occipitomental View (OMV); Retromolar Trigone (RMT)


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Citation: Amith KP., et al. “Conventional Radiography and Computed Tomography in Assessment of Bony Invasion in Oral Cancer-A Comparative Evaluation with Final Histopathological Report" Acta Scientific Cancer Biology 6.6 (2022): 19-25.


Copyright: © 2022 Amith KP., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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