Infratemporal fossa extension of primary parotid squamous cell carcinoma

A rare entity with diagnosis dilemma

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Abstract

Primary squamous cell carcinoma of parotid gland is rare but it is an aggressive neoplasm that can have extension into the infratemporal fossa. We report a 60-year-old female presenting with toothache over left lower molar causing a diagnostic dilemma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)480-482
Number of pages3
JournalRawal Medical Journal
Volume40
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2015

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Toothache
Parotid Gland
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Neoplasms

Keywords

  • Infratemporal fossa
  • Parotid gland
  • Primary
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Tumour

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Nursing(all)

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