Squamous cell carcinoma in pinna and external auditory canal is rare and aggressive variant of cell carcinoma. We report the case of squamous cell carcinoma in pinna and external auditory canal.
The case is presented, along with a brief literature review concerning squamous cell carcinoma in pinna and external auditory canal.
The patient experienced locally invasive squamous cell carcinoma in his right pinna and external canal with invasive of the right parotid, temporomandibular joint, external auditory canal and middle ear, and the metastasis of the right neck lymph node. Biopsy in the operating theatre revealed a squamous cell carcinoma.
This is the case to be rarely reported in the literature. Aggressive management with surgical resection and treatment with appropriate intravenous antibiotics is necessary to give the best chance for cure.