Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 2

Risks and Complications in Patients with Malignant Skin Tumors of the Head and Neck

Otto Alemán Miranda1* and José Jardón Caballero2

1General Clinical and Surgical Hospital Orlando Pantoja Tamayo, Cuba 2General Clinical and Surgical Hospital Provincial Saturnino Lora Torres

*Corresponding Author: Otto Alemán Miranda, General Clinical and Surgical Hospital Orlando Pantoja Tamayo, Cuba.

Received: November 25, 2022; Published: January 23, 2023


The skin is the largest organ of the human body, it fulfills multiple functions that make it an anatomical structure, essential for life. There are multiple conditions that can occur in the Bucco maxillofacial complex from a dermatological point of view. This motivated the realization of the present investigation with the objective of describing the main risks and complications in patients with malignant skin tumors in the head and neck. For this, an exhaustive bibliographic review was carried out based on national and international literature, using different descriptors in English and Spanish. The previous experience of the author was taken into account. A critical analysis was then carried out, highlighting the main risks and complications that may occur in these patients. Illustrations of different therapeutic procedures performed on patients are shown. The content was organized by diagnosis and location of the lesions. At the end of the investigation, it is concluded that there are multiple complications and risks to which these patients are exposed, causing functional, mechanical, aesthetic damage, psychological and nutritional alterations.

Keywords: Dermatology; Oromaxillofacial Manifestation; Orofacial Dermatology


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Citation: Otto Alemán Miranda and José Jardón Caballero. “Risks and Complications in Patients with Malignant Skin Tumors of the Head and Neck".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.2 (2023): 181-190.


Copyright: © 2023 Otto Alemán Miranda and José Jardón Caballero. 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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