Oral Spindle Cell Carcinoma –Diagnosis Based on Immunohistochemical Interpretation

Authors

  • Syeda Asiya Butool Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, NIMS University, Shoba Nagar, Jaipur, India.
  • Ankit Natani Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, NIMS University, Shoba Nagar, Jaipur, India.
  • Betina Chandolia Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Daswani Dental College, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
  • Manas Bajpai Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, NIMS University, Shoba Nagar, Jaipur, India.

Keywords:

Spindle Cell Variant, Biphasic tumor, Head and Neck, Pseudocarcinoma, Sqamous cell, Dysplastic

Abstract

Abstract: Spindle Cell Carcinoma (SpCC) is a biphasic tumor. They are proven to be monoclonal dedifferentiated forms of conventional squamous carcinomas. It is a rare tumor which is infrequently observed in head, neck and in the aerodigestive tract. The tumor is aggressive and shows high frequency of recurrence and metastasis. It is an aggressive variant of squamous cell carcinoma which resembles a true sarcoma. It is a proliferation of spindle cells and squamous cells. For confirmation of diagnosis, immunohistochemistry is used. A Rare case of spindle cell squamous cell carcinoma in a 61 years old male in the tongue. The patient reported of rapidly growing lesion from six months with pain severe pain, dysphagia and difficulty in swallowing patient had history of chewing tobacco from past 35 years.

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Published

2021-03-30

How to Cite

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Butool SA, Natani A, Chandolia B, Bajpai M. Oral Spindle Cell Carcinoma –Diagnosis Based on Immunohistochemical Interpretation. Nat J Health Sci [Internet]. 2021Mar.30 [cited 2021May16];5(3):133-5. Available from: https://ojs.njhsciences.com/index.php/njhs/article/view/175

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Case Report