Posterior tongue carcinoma

Alternative Names

Tongue cancer – posterior

Definition of Posterior tongue carcinoma

A posterior tongue carcinoma is a cancerous growth () located on the back (posterior) part of the tongue.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/21/2009

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