Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2009  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38--40

Metastasis from breast cancer presenting as an epulis in the upper gingiva


Mita Y Shah1, Ashok R Mehta2 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Shah MY, Mehta AR. Metastasis from breast cancer presenting as an epulis in the upper gingiva.J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2009;13:38-40


How to cite this URL:
Shah MY, Mehta AR. Metastasis from breast cancer presenting as an epulis in the upper gingiva. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol [serial online] 2009 [cited 2021 Sep 24 ];13:38-40
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