Cancer of the gums. It is often associated with the use of smokeless (chewing) tobacco. Diagnosis is by observation and confirmed by biopsy. Treatment may include radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ulocarcinoma — cualquier enfermedad neoplásica maligna de las encías que se clasifica como un carcinoma. Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • Ulon — (gr.), das Zahnfleisch. Daher: Ulocăce, der Wasserkrebs, s.d. Ulocarcinōma, Krebs des Zahnfleisches. Uloncus, Geschwulst des Zahnfleisches. Ulorrhagie, Blutung, bes. heftige aus dem Zahnfleische. Ulorrhöe, Blutung, bes. chronische aus dem… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.