Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the tongue: case report and literature review.

  title={Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the tongue: case report and literature review.},
  author={Eduardo Costa Studart Soares and Fernando Porto Carreiro Filho and F{\'a}bio Wildson Gurgel Costa and Ana Carolina Maciel J{\'a}come Vieira and Ana Paula Negreiros Nunes Alves},
  journal={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  volume={13 8},
Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a common malignant neoplasm originated from salivary glands. The clinical and pathological findings typical of this tumor include slow growth, perineural invasion, and potential local recurrence. It accounts for nearly 2% to 4% of head and neck area tumors. In minor salivary glands it usually affects the palate. We described herein the case of a patient who presented a posterior tongue lesion, which was treated with surgery and radiotherapy as additional treatment… CONTINUE READING
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