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

Case Series Volume 7 Issue 5

Verrucous Carcinoma of Buccal Mucosa-A Rare Case Report

Amith KP*, Aparajita Balsavar, Deepa Kamath, Gautam T and KSN Siva Bharani

College of Dental Sciences, JJM Medical College, Karnataka, India

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

Received: March 20, 2023; Published: April 24, 2023

Abstract

Verrucous carcinoma is a type of benign tumour also called Ackerman's tumour most commonly seen in skin and oral mucosa. It may present as proliferative/finger-like projections, Cauliflower-like growth or may be ulceroproliferative. Although the most commonly involved site for VC is considered to be the buccal mucosa, the most affected areas in the present studies were the mandibular retromolar and molar area (41.6%) followed by the buccal mucosa (16.6%), the hard palate (16.6%), the floor of the mouth (16.6%) and the lip mucosa (8.3%) [1].

The most common etiologies reported in existing literature are smokeless tobacco, alcohol and certain viruses, commonly Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). However, HPV is not as associated with VC as it is with Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SSC) [2].

Recent studies [13,14] as well as practical experience have proven that the reconstruction of small primary defects with a buccal fat pad shows promising results in VC. Here in this paper, we discuss the case of a 50-year-old female patient presenting with a proliferative growth in her buccal mucosa and detail the diagnosis and management.

Keywords: Verrucous Carcinoma (VC); Buccal Fat Pad; Neck Dissection (ND); Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)

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Citation

Citation: Amith KP., et al. “Verrucous Carcinoma of Buccal Mucosa-A Rare Case Report".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.5 (2023): 35-38.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 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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