Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


The patient presented with a large ulcer at the left floor of the mouth.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

CT showed an infiltrating tumour with irregular borders at the anterior left floor of the mouth and gingivo-buccal sulcus, that crossed the midline and eroded the mandibular bone. There was a centrally necrotic lymph node metastasis at the anterior border of the left sternocleidomastoid muscle.

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Case information

rID: 14039
Published: 18th Jun 2011
Last edited: 3rd Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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