Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (overview)

Dr Henry Knipe and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) are common, being the sixth most common cancer. They can have a cutaneous or mucosal origin. As such there is a wide array of clinical and radiographic manifestations, and are separated into:

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rID: 9603
Tag: scc, stub, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Squamous cell carcinoma (head and neck)
  • Squamous carcinoma of the head and neck
  • SCC of the head and neck
  • Head and neck SCC

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: SCC of the mandible
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  • Case 2: SCC of the maxilla
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  • Case 3: scalp SCC with invasion of the brain
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