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Disease Carcinoma, Verrucous

Name Carcinoma, Verrucous
Synonyms Carcinomas, Verrucous | Verrucous Carcinoma | Verrucous Carcinomas
Definition A variant of well-differentiated epidermoid carcinoma that is most common in the oral cavity, but also occurs in the larynx, nasal cavity, esophagus, penis, anorectal region, vulva, vagina, uterine cervix, and skin, especially on the sole of the foot. Most intraoral cases occur in elderly male abusers of smokeless tobacco. The treatment is surgical resection. Radiotherapy is not indicated, as up to 30% treated with radiation become highly aggressive within six months. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018289
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2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Squamous Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma, Verrucous

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Carcinoma, Verrucous
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