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Vol. 73, No. 8
ISSN: 1488-2159
October 2007


Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Maxillary Alveolus in a 10-year-old Girl


• Aziz Binahmed, DDS, MDent, MSc, FRCD(C) •
• Makepeace Charles, BSc, Med, DDS •
• Paolo Campisi, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FAAP •
• Vito Forte, MD, FRCSC •
• Robert P. Carmichael, , DMD, MSc, FRCD(C) •
• George K.B. Sàndor, MD, DDS, PhD, FRCD(C), FRCSC, FACS •

A b s t r a c t

Oral squamous cell carcinoma is rare in the pediatric population. When it does occur, it is most commonly seen on the tongue or lip. In this article, we report a rare case of squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary gingiva and alveolus in a 10-year-old girl and review the literature concerning oral squamous cell carcinoma in the pediatric population.


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