Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma: report of a case with 11 years' evolution and peculiar macroscopical and clinical characteristics.

@article{Tucci2009CentralMC,
  title={Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma: report of a case with 11 years' evolution and peculiar macroscopical and clinical characteristics.},
  author={Renata Tucci and Luciana-Fasanella Matizonkas-Antonio and Artur-Aburad de Carvalhosa and P H S Castro and F. Nunes and D{\'e}cio-dos Santos Pinto},
  journal={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={E283-6}
}
Central mucoepidermoid carcinomas (CMC) are uncommon tumours, comprising 2-3% of all mucoepidermoid carcinomas reported. They have been reported in patients of all ages, ranging from 1 to 78-years, with the overwhelming majority occurring in the 4th and 5th decades of life. They are histologically low-grade cancers, usually affecting the mandible as uniocular or multiocular radiographic lesions. The authors report a case of CMC of the mandible with a long evolution, and peculiar clinical and… CONTINUE READING