Fanconi anaemia (FA) is a rare hereditary genetic disorder with an incidence of approximately 1–5 per million births, although it is more common among Ashkenazi Jews and black South Africans.1…
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Fanconi anaemia (FA) is a rare multi-system genetic disorder where patients are susceptible to the development of oral malignancies. Clinicians involved in their management should be vigilant in detecting lesions early, and an individualised treatment plan should then be formulated. Although surgery forms the mainstay of oncological treatment, adjuvant therapy can be instituted with care. Unfortunately, prognosis is poor, and close long-term follow-up is required. This short report describes pertinent management considerations in relation to a case of oral squamous cell carcinoma.