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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38-40
Metastasis from breast cancer presenting as an epulis in the upper gingiva


1 Chief of Surgical Pathology, BSES MG Hospital, Andheri (West), Mumbai - 400 058, India
2 Medical Director and Consultant Cancer Surgeon, BSES MG Hospital, Andheri (West), Mumbai - 400 058, India

Correspondence Address:
Mita Y Shah
Department of Surgical Pathology, 4th floor, BSES MG Hospital, Andheri (West), Mumbai - 400 058
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.48756

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Oral metastasis of breast cancer is less common than metastasis to other sites like the lung and liver. Breast cancer can metastasize to the oral cavity, with presentation like a benign oral lesion. We present an interesting case of breast cancer involving the gingiva with sparing of the underlying bone.


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