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Odontología Vital

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AMED PAZ BETANCO, Manuel. Verrucous carcinoma in the tongue of a geriatric patient. Clinic case report. Odontología Vital [online]. 2019, n.31, pp.53-58. ISSN 1659-0775.

We report the case of an 80-year-old female patient, who presents an exophytic growth on the left lateral border of the tongue with pain when chewing and swallowing food and drinks; who is referred by the Dentist of the Primary Hospital of the municipality of Villanueva, department of Chinandega, Nicaragua to the area of Oral Pathology Diagnostics of the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Dental School León (UNAN-León).

An exophytic lesion was observed in the posterior area of the left lateral border of the papillomatous aspect of the tongue, occupying in addition the alveolar ridge on the same side. The definitive histopathological diagnosis was Verrucous carcinoma.

Palavras-chave : Verrucous Carcinoma; Human Papilloma Virus.

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