Case report| Volume 46, ISSUE 3, P266-267, 1993

Recurrence of intraoral squamous cell carcinoma at the base of nasolabial flaps used for intraoral reconstruction: a report of two cases

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      The nasolabial flap has proved useful in facial and intraoral reconstruction. Two cases are presented where nasolabial flaps used for intraoral reconstruction were associated with tumour recurrence in the base of the nasolabial flap.


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