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The presence of metastases in the oral cavity is considered quietly rare in the literature. Considering metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma, the occurrence occurs in approximately 1% of cases. The objective of this study was to report a case of metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma in gingiva, in a patient with a previous diagnosis of cancer presenting a poor prognosis. Furthermore, a review of reported cases has already been performed and found only 20 reports. This case report emphasizes the importance of including metastases in soft tissue of the mouth, in the differential diagnosis of lesions with benign aspect.

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Metastasis in the Oral Cavity, Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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Curi, M. , Curra, C. , Condezo, A. , Rodrigues, M. , Pexe, M. , Moraes, B. , DeAntoni, C. , Moreira, R. and Cardoso, C. 2017 Rare Metastatic Lesion Affecting the Mouth: Case Report and Review. Journal of Cancer Therapy, 8, 399-404. doi: 10.4236-jct.2017.84034.





Author: Marcos Martins Curi1, Cláudia Curra2, Anthony Froy Benites Condezo2, Maria Flávia M. Rodrigues2, Mariane Pexe2, Bruna Moraes2,

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