IJCRR - Vol 07 Issue 03, February, 2015
AN AGGRESSIVE PRESENTATION OF EXOPHYTIC MARJOLIN'S ULCER AND IMPORTANCE OF RADIOTHERAPY IN ITS TREATMENT
Author: Ravindra Nandhana, Sivasankar Kotne, PB Anand Rao, Surendra Manam, SPV Turlapati
Marjolin’s ulcer is a rare squamous cell cancer that is most often associated with chronic burn wounds. Wide local excision or amputation remains the first treatment of choice. We present here a case of squamous cell carcinoma of thumb in a 39 year old female. In view of aggressive spread to regional nodes we feel the need for thorough evaluation of regional lymph nodes before
surgery and consider adjuvant concomitant chemoradiation and need to include infraclavicular (deltopectoral) lymph nodes in treatment volume in view of direct drainage of lymphatics from thumb malignancy.
Keywords: Chronic fistulas, Exophytic papillary carcinoma, Cell carcinoma
Ravindra Nandhana, Sivasankar Kotne, PB Anand Rao, Surendra Manam, SPV Turlapati. AN AGGRESSIVE PRESENTATION OF EXOPHYTIC MARJOLIN'S ULCER AND IMPORTANCE OF RADIOTHERAPY IN ITS TREATMENT International Journal of Current Research and Review. Vol 07 Issue 03, February, 39-42
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