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Rodrigo Porpino Mafra ; Rodrigo Gadelha Vasconcelos ; Ana Miryam Costa de Medeiros ; Lélia Maria Guedes Queiroz ;Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial 2014, 50 5

Author: Marcelo Gadelha Vasconcelos

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Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial ISSN: 1676-2444 jbpml@sbpc.org.br,adagmar.andriolo@g mail.com Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Brasil Gadelha Vasconcelos, Marcelo; Porpino Mafra, Rodrigo; Gadelha Vasconcelos, Rodrigo; Costa de Medeiros, Ana Miryam; Guedes Queiroz, Lélia Maria Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue: clinical and morphological analysis of 57 cases and correlation with prognosis Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial, vol.
50, núm.
5, septiembreoctubre, 2014, pp.
359-363 Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=393541984007 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative original article Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue: clinical and morphological analysis of 57 cases and correlation with prognosis Carcinoma de células escamosas de língua: análise clínica e morfológica de 57 casos e correlação com o prognóstico Marcelo Gadelha Vasconcelos1; Rodrigo Porpino Mafra2; Rodrigo Gadelha Vasconcelos3; Ana Miryam Costa de Medeiros4; Lélia Maria Guedes Queiroz5 abstract Introduction: Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), which represents more than 90% of head and neck malignant neoplasms, has a poor prognosis due to its high frequency of lymph node metastasis and local invasion.
Previous studies have investigated parameters related to the biological behavior of OSCC and its correlation with disease outcome (DO).
Objective: To evaluate clinical and morphological data in cases of tongue squamous cell carcinoma (TSCC), correlating these findings with prognosis.
Material and methods: Fifty-seven specimens of TSCC were obtained from patients underg...





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