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Metastasis from breast cancer presenting as an epulis in the upper gingiva

Author(s): Shah Mita | Mehta Ashok

Journal: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
ISSN 0973-029X

Volume: 13;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 38;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Breast | duct carcinoma | gingival | metastasis

Oral metastasis of breast cancer is less common than metastasis to other sites like the lung and liver. Breast cancer can metastasize to the oral cavity, with presentation like a benign oral lesion. We present an interesting case of breast cancer involving the gingiva with sparing of the underlying bone.
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