Tobacco Exposed Buccal Mucosa Graft—A Potential Carcinogen for Scrotal Cancer


Squamous cell carcinoma of scrotum is not common. It was the first cancer directly associated with a specific occupation i.e. chimney sweeps. We report a case of squamous cell carcinoma of scrotum developed in a patient of stricture urethra with multiple perineal urinary fistulas treated with lay open urethra with buccal mucosal graft. Tobacco exposed buccal mucosa graft can act as a carcinogen for scrotal cancer in patients with multiple fistula and poor hygiene.

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C. Raut, A. Kumar, F. Solanki, S. Hussain, D. Sharma and D. Sharma, "Tobacco Exposed Buccal Mucosa Graft—A Potential Carcinogen for Scrotal Cancer," Surgical Science, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2012, pp. 87-88. doi: 10.4236/ss.2012.32016.

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