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A 34-year-old female asked about a 28-year-old female:

Tip of tongue pnful ulcer for 1 year.lately pain of mandibular joint when eating.culd it be metastesided cancer to the mandibular area?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Unlikely: Even if you had cancer of the tongue, it is unlikely to metastasize to temporo-mandibular joint. As you may have advised earlier, see your doctor to have the ulcer evaluated, by biopsy, if needed.

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Last updated May 6, 2019

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