High-grade transformation of adenoid cystic carcinoma delineated with a fibrous rim: a case report.

@article{Sayar2013HighgradeTO,
  title={High-grade transformation of adenoid cystic carcinoma delineated with a fibrous rim: a case report.},
  author={Hamide Sayar and S{\"u}len Sarıoğlu and Sevgi Bakariş and Ilhami Yıldırım and H{\"u}seyin Oztarakçı},
  journal={Balkan medical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={333-6}
}
BACKGROUND High-grade transformation or dedifferentiation in carcinoma is progression of a low-grade malignant neoplasm to a high-grade carcinoma or poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma. This is rarely observed in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the salivary glands. CASE REPORT A 39 year-old woman presented with a painless mass at the left submandibulary region that had been growing slowly for 5 years. Submandibulary mass resection revealed a mass with peripheral adenoid cystic carcinoma and a… CONTINUE READING
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