Clear cell odontogenic carcinoma of the maxilla: a case report and literature review.

@article{Chera2008ClearCO,
  title={Clear cell odontogenic carcinoma of the maxilla: a case report and literature review.},
  author={Bhishamjit S. Chera and D. Villaret and Christine A Orlando and William M Mendenhall},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={284-90}
}
BACKGROUND Clear cell odontogenic carcinoma (CCOC) is a rare tumor of odontogenic origin. It was first described as a clinicopathological entity in 1985, and since then, several case reports have been published. METHODS We present a patient with CCOC treated at the University of Florida and review the pertinent literature. RESULTS We treated a 52-year-old woman with CCOC of the maxilla. She received a maxillectomy and postoperative radiotherapy (RT). She developed pulmonary metastases 2… CONTINUE READING