JOURNAL OF DHAKA DENTAL COLLEGE

Intraoperative Evaluation of Bone margin by Routine Frozen Section in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Mandibular Bone Invasion


Background: Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) with mandibular invasion has the highest recurrence rates. The key concern for prevention from recurrence is tumour free margin that can be achieved by meticulous surgical procedure such as 3D wide excision of the lesion with healthy margin with adequate neck management followed by post-operative chemo-radiation if necessary. Frozen section analysis of soft tissue margin is an established protocol in our country.

 

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