Low‐grade papillary adenocarcinoma of buccal mucosa salivary gland origin

E.N.T. Soroka University Hospital, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Head & Neck (Impact Factor: 2.64). 05/1989; 11(3):237-41. DOI: 10.1002/hed.2880110308
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The clinicopathologic features of a low-grade papillary adenocarcinoma arising in minor salivary gland tissue are presented. This tumor demonstrates a predilection for minor salivary glands of the oral cavity, a slow growth pattern, recurrence in spite of radical excision, and a tendency to produce nodal metastasis. This is the second documented case in the English literature of this recently defined subtype of polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma arising in a minor salivary gland of the buccal mucosa.

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