Archives - Oral cavity

  • TNM Staging of Lip and Oral Cavity cancers - AJCC 8th Edition

    The recently released 8th edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Staging Manual, Head and Neck Section, introduces significant modifications from the prior 7th edition.
    In the T category, T4a and T4b are added. T4a is moderately...

  • Ranula - Clinical presentation, diagnosis and management

    Ranula is an uncommon clinical condition characterised by a translucent, blue cystic swelling in the floor of the mouth, arising due to accumulation of extravasated mucus from the sublingual salivary glands.
    The term ranula arised from...

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a life threatening acute bacterial infectious condition caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae. The usual site of infection is the tonsils and oropharynx, but the disease can occur in nasal cavities, larynx or the skin...