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elephant foot appearance


Elephant foot appearance is a descriptive term referring to the appearance of the invasive front of verrucous carcinoma, a low-grade (minimally aggressive) squamous cell carcinoma, which affects mucocutaneous tissues, most commonly

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low power H&E stained section of epithelium with elephant foot appearance

of the oral cavity and vulva. The term elephant foot refers to its wide and flat spread with minimal focal digit-like extensions which, to the imaginative eye, has been likened to a pachyderm’s foot.

Synonym Elephant feet appearance 

Reference http://www.oralcancer foundation.org/ cdc/cdc_chapter2.php

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