Spontaneous regression of squamous cell carcinoma in the setting of dental infection and needle biopsy

Prashanthi Divakar, Muhammad J. Khan, Marc Polacco, Darcy A. Kerr, Joseph A. Paydarfar

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Abstract

To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of spontaneous regression of squamous cell carcinoma within a lymph node. We speculate that prior dental infection, fever, and biopsy incited an antitumor immune reaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1919-1923
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume8
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2020

Keywords

  • dental infection
  • fine needle aspiration
  • spontaneous regression
  • squamous cell carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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