Mucoepidermoid carcinoma: “A Mimicker”?

Shakya, Shrijana and Ongole, Ravikiran and *, Sumanth KN (2009) Mucoepidermoid carcinoma: “A Mimicker”? Journal of Nepal Dental Association, 10 (1). pp. 31-34.

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Neoplasms of the sublingual salivary glands are very rare and comprise only between 0.5% and 1% of allepithelial salivary tumors and approximately 1.5% of all carcinomas of the major salivary glands. Mucoepidermoidcarcinomas were fi rst described by Masson and Berger in 1924. This paper reports a case of well differentiated mucoepidermoid carcinoma in the floor of the mouth which clinically and cytologically mimicked the tumour ofperineural invasion,adenoid cystic carcinoma

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, Salivary malignancies
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 21 May 2012 10:33
Last Modified: 21 May 2012 10:33

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