Squamous cell carcinoma (head and neck)

Squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) of the head and neck 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
Section: Gamuts
Tags: scc, stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
  • Squamous carcinoma of the head and neck
  • SCC of the head and neck
  • Head and neck SCC

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    Case 1: SCC of the mandible
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    Case 2: SCC of the maxilla
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