Low-grade papillary adenocarcinoma of palatal salivary gland origin.

  title={Low-grade papillary adenocarcinoma of palatal salivary gland origin.},
  author={Stacey E. Mills and Theodore Garland and Mark S. Allen},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  volume={8 5},
The clinicopathologic features of five low-grade papillary adenocarcinomas of palatal salivary gland origin are presented and seven well-documented cases from the literature are reviewed. Patients in our series ranged in age from 30 to 77 years (median 48). Symptoms were nonspecific and related to a mass present for a long duration. Histologically, these were complex cystic, papillary, focally solid tumors that were partially encapsulated. Cytologically, they were composed of bland… CONTINUE READING