|Baltic Dental and Maxillofacial Journal|
December, 2011, Vol. 13, No. 4
CLINICAL CASE REPORTS
© 2011 Stomatologija
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Squamous cell carcinoma of the left temporal region
Albinas Gervickas, Raimundas Golubevas, Alvydas Gleiznys
Clinical case is about squamous cell carcinoma in region of face and head. Patient was diagnosed with 6-7 cm tumor in region of temple in the left side of the face. Patient took his first medical advice after 8 years then he felt first symptoms. After full examination of a patient there was decided to eradicate the tumor radically and reconstruct the defect primarily with skin graft. In a three months after the operation good esthetic effect is visible. Patient was send to a local doctor for a regular observation because of possible recurrence. No data of recurrence, during two years of regular observation, was given.
Key words: squamous cell carcinoma, soft tissue neoplasms, skin grafting.
Received: 21 02 2011
Accepted for publishing: 22 12 2011
*Department of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Kaunas Clinic, Lithuanian University of Health Science, Kaunas, Lithuania
Albinas Gervickas* – D.D.S., PhD, assoc. prof.
Raimundas Golubevas* – D.D.S., resident student
Alvydas Gleiznys* – D.D.S., PhD, assoc. prof.
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