Acinic cell carcinoma of minor salivary glands: a clinicopathologic study of 21 cases.

@article{Omlie2010AcinicCC,
  title={Acinic cell carcinoma of minor salivary glands: a clinicopathologic study of 21 cases.},
  author={Jessica E Omlie and Ioannis G. Koutlas},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2010},
  volume={68 9},
  pages={2053-7}
}
PURPOSE Acinic cell carcinoma (ACC) is an infrequent type of malignant salivary gland tumor. Approximately 16% of all ACCs occur in the mouth according to several small studies. This study was undertaken to 1) report on the clinicopathologic characteristics of 21 intraoral examples, 2) reconfirm the reported indolent behavior of these tumors, and 3) verify the synchronous or metachronous occurrence of other malignancies with ACC. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-one patients with intraoral ACC… CONTINUE READING