Unusual Appearance of Basaloid SCC in Tonsil: A Case Report

  • Mehdi NikkhahEmail author
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Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma (BSCC) is a variant of oral squamous cell carcinoma, is an aggressive, high grade variant and rare subtype of the head and neck SCC that less common in tonsils. Here, we are reporting a case of BSCC involving the tonsil with an extension on the cervical lymph node region.


Basaloid SCC Tonsil Cervical lymph node 



The Study was performed in Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.

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The author has no public and private financial support in this study and no Conflict of interest.

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The report adhered to the ethical principles outlined in the Declaration of Helsinki as amended in 2013. Written consent is obtained from the patient to access the details of the case and to publish the results. The author would like to thank the Clinical Research Development Unit of Bu-Ali Sina Hospital, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran for their cooperation and assistance throughout the period of study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Health Sciences Center, School of HealthMazandaran University of Medical SciencesSariIran

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