Gingival Metastasis of Renal Cell Carcinoma


avatar Jamal Eivazi-Ziaei 1 , * , avatar A Fakhrgoo 2 , avatar R Estakhri 2

Hematology Oncology Research Center, Shahid Ghazi Ward, Imam Reza Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
Pathology Department of Imam Reza Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

how to cite: Eivazi-Ziaei J , Fakhrgoo A, Estakhri R. Gingival Metastasis of Renal Cell Carcinoma. Int J Cancer Manag. 2011;4(1):e80727.


Metastases of internal tumors to the oral cavity are unusual and in most cases involve maxilla and mandible. Metastases to the gingival soft tissue are extremely rare. Reporting a new clinical case of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) metastasis with an unusual site. Metastatic involvement of gingival tissue with renal cell carcinoma is an extremely rare clinical event. It is usually associated with involvement of an internal organ. We present a case of 47-year-old male patient diagnosed with RCC-associated gingival metastasis- who underwent radical nephrectomy. The wide range of localizations and forms of metastatic presentation of renal carcinoma should obligate physicians to be alert during the follow-ups.


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