|Cf of ca tongue|
Cf of ca tongue
Clinical presentation_1 bleeding ulcer.
2 pain in the tongue is due to involvent of lingual nerve.In such case,pain frm the tongue can b referred to the ear n lower temporal region.
3 Anlyloglossia is restricted mobility of tongue.It is due to infiltration of the floor of the mouth or mandible.
4 dysarticulation_ difficulty in talking is due inability to move the tongue freely.
5 dysphasia is a common presentation frm ca of post 1/3 rd .
6 foetor oris is due to infected necrotic growth.
7 bilateral massive enlargement of lower deep cervical nodes in an elderly pt is suggestive of ca of post 1/3 rd of the tongue.
Premalignant condition of ca tongue_1 leuknplakia_causes of leukoplakia r smoking,spices,spirits,sharp tooth,sepsis,sunlight,syphilis etc.
3 submucous fibrosis
4 papilloma of the tongue or cheek
5 chronic hyperplastic candidiasis.
6 syphilic glossitis
7 discoid lupus erythematosis
8 dyskeratosis congenita