What's causing this hard palate lesion?

Jack, a 45-year-old carpenter, presents with a swollen upper lip and an ulcerative lesion that has been enlarging for six months over his hard palate.

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Dr Paul Muthiah is a GP on the Central Coast, NSW, and medical co-editor of Australian Doctor.

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