Sclerosing Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland

Bidari Zerehpoosh, Farahnaz and Naghibzadeh, Bijan and Jamali, Elena and Jamali, Moein and Mafi, Amirali and Bahrami Motlagh, Hooman (2016) Sclerosing Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland. Iranian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 28 (4). pp. 281-285.

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Abstract

Introduction: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma represents one of the most common malignant salivary gland tumors.However, the sclerosing morphologic variant is extremely rare with only 23 reported cases in the English-language literature since it was discovered in 1987. Case Report: Herein, we describe another case that was diagnosed in a 25-year-old woman presenting with a posterior auricular mass, as well as a review of the literature, which demonstrates that this is an extremely rare malignancy with no strict protocol for treatment. Conclusion: Pathologists must be aware of recognizing low grade sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma which has metastatic potential and is frequently misdiagnosed as a benign lesion.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WV Otolaryngology
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Otorhinolaryngology
Depositing User: ijo ijo
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 17:25
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 17:25
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3368

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