Difficulty in establishing a diagnosis in an uncommon presentation of a minor salivary gland tumour.

Abstract

We report the case of a man presenting with a large, airway obstructing, minor salivary gland tumour arising from the right tonsillar base. Clinically, the tumour behaved in a malignant way. A firm diagnosis of malignancy could not be made histologically. The differential diagnosis included polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma, basal cell adenoma and… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr.03.2010.2817

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@article{Attlmayr2010DifficultyIE, title={Difficulty in establishing a diagnosis in an uncommon presentation of a minor salivary gland tumour.}, author={Bernhard Attlmayr and Consuelo Garrido and David J Alderson}, journal={BMJ case reports}, year={2010}, volume={2010} }