Oral and maxillofacial pathology| Volume 102, ISSUE 1, P62-66, July 2006

Gastric signet-ring cell adenocarcinoma metastatic to the gingiva: A case report

Published:January 18, 2006DOI:
      On March 30, 2004, a 65 year-old man was admitted to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Chonbuk National University Dental Hospital complaining that a mandibular gingival mass caused some inconvenience when using his mandibular removable dentures. The patient had beenwearing maxillary and mandibular removable partial denture since December 2003. He had suffered from gingival hypertrophy for almost a month and sometimes experienced bleeding from the gingiva. The patient had been taking medication for a prior cerebral infarction and hypertension over the last four years.
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