Research Article| Volume 12, ISSUE 3, P289-293, March 1959

Squamous-cell carcinoma arising in mucosa overlying torus palatinus

Report of a case
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      A case of squamous-cell carcinoma in the mucous membrane overlying a torus palatinus is reported. Although it is unusual for these tori to take a cancerous course, any long-persisting ulcers in or around such benign ostoses should be considered potentially malignant.
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