Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma in the ventral surface of the tongue.

  title={Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma in the ventral surface of the tongue.},
  author={Felipe Rodrigues de Matos and Jo{\~a}o Luiz de Miranda and Ana Teresinha Marques Mesquita and Cassio Dos Santos and Roseana de Almeida Freitas},
  journal={Brazilian journal of otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={76 4},
Myoepithelial-epithelial carcinoma (MEC) is a low malignancy grade neoplasia which has a prevalence of 1% to 2% among all primary tumors of the salivary gland. It has a higher incidence at 60 years of age. About 60% of the patients are females. The parotid gland is the most often reported anatomical site; nonetheless, other sites have been reported, such as the submandibular gland, minor salivary glands, paranasal sinus, trachea, lacrymal gland and nasal cavity. Rare are the instances in which… CONTINUE READING
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