Figure 5-15.Kaposis sarcoma.
Figure 5-16.Carcinoma of the upper lip.
can quickly spread to other locations on the body and
invade the lymph nodes.
connective tissues, for example, bones of the jaw.
Adenocarcinoma usually found in the oral
region or salivary glands, most often of the palate (fig.
5-17) and appears as a lump or a bulge under the
The causes for many neoplasms are unknown.
What is known is that the disease is characterized by