The same tumour is causing a bulge into the pharynx.
Parotid tumours can be quite hard to spot – this is quite a large tumour which is causing a very subtle ear lobe eversion.
Another salivary stone under the tongue.
A small stone at the opening of the patient’s left submandibular duct these obstructions can cause pain and swelling and lead to infection but are quite easily removed.
This is an area of homogenous leukoplakia and a biopsy is required.
This is an oral squamous cell papilloma most of these are associated with HPV they do not usually transform to cancer, but I usually remove them.
A squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue.
A squamous cell carcinoma of the lower gum.
This white patch under the tongue is quite subtle but requires urgent biopsy – this was a very severe form of dysplasia and would almost certainly have progressed to cancer if it hadn’t been excised.
An erosive condition like this requires urgent assessment and usually needs a biopsy.