My ePortfolio Register   

Abstract | Full HTML Article | PDF ecancer 7 316 / DOI: 10.3332/ecancer.2013.316

Case Report

Primary intraosseous squamous cell carcinoma arising from an odontogenic keratocyst: a case report and literature review

Primary intraosseous squamous cell carcinoma (PIOSCC) derived from an odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) is a rare malignant neoplasm of the jaws, which is locally aggressive with quite poor prognosis. The incidence of carcinomas arising in odontogenic cysts was reported to be approximately 1–2/1000. The number of well-documented cases of PIOSCC ex OKC is extremely small; hence, no sufficient incidence data are available in the literature. Overall, the survival rate of an individual, which is a period of two years, is very poor, and this can be attributed to the delayed diagnosis. But knowledge of the histopathological and immunohistological features of PIOSCC allows accurate and early diagnosis of the lesion so that an early and appropriate treatment can be instituted for better prognosis. The following report describes an extremely rare case of PIOSCC of the mandible derived from an OKC in a 20-year-old female patient.

Keywords: primary intraosseous squamous cell carcinoma, odontogenic keratocyst, mandible, Carnoy’s solution, p53

Related articles

Case Report: Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix presenting as intractable hyponatremic seizures due to paraneoplastic SIADH—a rare case report and brief review of the literature

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 31 Jul 2014 / DOI: 10.3332/ecancer.2014.450

Research: Anaplastic thyroid cancer: multimodal treatment results

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 30 Jul 2014 / DOI: 10.3332/ecancer.2014.449

Case Report: Spindle cell carcinoma of the tongue: a rare variant of squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 21 Jul 2014 / DOI: 10.3332/ecancer.2014.447

Clinical Study: Sympathetic nervous system alterations with HER2 antagonism: an early marker of cardiac dysfunction with breast cancer treatment?

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 17 Jul 2014 / DOI: 10.3332/ecancer.2014.446

Erratum: Trends in the distribution of breast cancer over time in the southeast of Scotland and review of the literature

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 26 Jun 2014 / DOI: 10.3332/ecancer.2014.439



Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

Published by

Cancer Intelligence