Cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx are the most common type of head and neck cancer with annual global incidence estimated at approximately 480,000 cases. More than 90% of oral cancer cases occur in people older than 45 years. Lesions of gingiva account for approximately 10% of the oral squamous cell carcinomas and may clinically present mimicking as benign or inflammatory lesions, leading to delay in definitive diagnosis and treatment with unfavorable outcome. Present case is a 60 year old male patient who presented with chronic periodontal lesion since the past 6 months. However, a through history, clinical and histopathological examination revealed the lesion to be gingival squamous cell carcinoma and treatment was initiated.
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