volume 40, issue 4, P329-331 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.05.005
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Peter Stanko, Dusan Poruban, Jozef Mracna, Dusan Holly, Branislav Janicek, Zuzana Pinakova, Miriam Porubska, Stefan Galbavy

Abstract: Tongue piercings can be associated with local and systemic complications. Local complications occur frequently immediately after the surgery but also long-term local effects can cause problems such as speech and swallowing difficulties. Aspiration, transmission of infectious diseases, hypersensitivity reaction belong to the systemic complications. In the presented paper an unusual case of cancer development in a 26-year-old man who had a metal piercing inserted for 5 years in the right anterior third of the to…

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