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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology


Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Hard Palate: A Case Report and review of literature


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Author Details : Shrikant Sonune, Suyog Tupsakhare, Kishor Patil, Mahesh Gabhane, Shilpa Kandalgaonkar, Shraddha Wale

Volume : 1, Issue : 3, Year : 2015

Article Page : 142-145


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Abstract

Salivary gland neoplasm of the head and neck region are consisting of 1-5% of the total malignancies. Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is the one of the most common malignancy of the salivary gland. It is considered as one of the an intermediate grade of salivary gland neoplasms. ACC is characterized by slow growth, which causes extensive invasion and aggressive ability for early metastastic deposits, the factors which makes the behavior of the neoplasm aggressive. Here with, reporting a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma involving the left side of the hard palate, along with its review of literature.

 
Key words: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, Palate, Salivary gland neoplasm.

How to cite : Sonune S, Tupsakhare S, Patil K, Gabhane M, Kandalgaonkar S, Wale S, Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Hard Palate: A Case Report and review of literature. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2015;1(3):142-145

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