Background: Squamous cell carcinoma is most common oral cancer. The present study was conducted to assess the cases of squamous cell carcinoma in adult population. Materials & Methods: This study was conducted on 230 SCC patients. Patient data such as name, age, gender, location and histopathological findings were recorded. Results: Out of 230 patients, males were 140 were and females were 90. The most common site was seen on tongue in both males (38) and females (26), floor of mouth in males (24) and females (15), tongue in males (38) and females (26), lips in males (18) and females (10), palate in males (6) and females (5), buccal mucosa in males (25) and females (20) and other sites in males (22) and females (10). The difference was significant (P < 0.05). 120 cases were of well differentiation, 80 moderately differentiation and 30 were poorly differentiation. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Squamous cell carcinoma is most prevalent oral cancer. Most common site was tongue and buccal mucosa.
Key words: Squamous cell carcinoma, gingival, palate.