Malignant degeneration of pleomorphic adenoma--clinical implications.

  title={Malignant degeneration of pleomorphic adenoma--clinical implications.},
  author={S W Duck and Fred M. S. McConnel},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  volume={14 3},
INTRODUCTION The incidence of carcinoma arising in a pleomorphic adenoma is reportedly between 1.4% and 6.3%. Malignant degeneration is often associated with a prolonged history of untreated or recurrent pleomorphic adenoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two patients with malignant parotid carcinoma that arose from benign pleomorphic adenoma are reviewed… CONTINUE READING