Case Report

An oral metastatic carcinoma guiding to discovery of a renal carcinoma: A case report


Metastatic lesions represent 1-8% of all malignant tumors of the mouth and jaws, which are regarded as rare sites of metastases from different primary tumors. Metastases in mouth soft tissue are also rare, and within these it is on the gums where they more frequently occur. Primary tumors which metastasize to the mouth are most commonly: lung, breast, and kidney. Clear cell carcinoma is the most frequent cancer of the kidney (60-80% of cases). This tumor has a great propensity to metastasis. We report a case of a 45-year-old man with renal cell carcinoma in which the gingival symptoms (metastatic tumor) preceded the discovery of the primary lesions.

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SectionCase Report(s)
Clear cell carcinoma Metastasis Metastatic tumor Oral metastatic carcinoma renal cell carcinoma

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Shirazian S, Bahrami N. An oral metastatic carcinoma guiding to discovery of a renal carcinoma: A case report. J Craniomaxillofac Res. 2016;3(3):230-234.