63-year-old male patient referred to Jessen Oral Surgery for evaluation of a soft white lesion located on the top of the tongue. Dr. Jessen performed a hemiglossectomy on the tongue in a hospital setting with a local anesthesia. The tongue was sectioned with a specimen of the soft tissue taken and sent to the pathologist for a diagnosis. The pathologist determined the soft tissue with verrucous carcinoma. The patient was notified and informed on the continued care and treatment needed. Dr. Jessen referred patient to a partnering oncologist for treatment of his cancer.
18-year-old male was seen on an emergency call. With an avulsion injury of the right ear. The patient received a local anesthesia to the area. The re-attachment required a multilayer closure. Patient was seen for post-operative follow up care.
Healing progressed with no long-term adverse effects.