Salivary duct carcinoma in major and minor salivary glands. A clinicopathological analysis of four cases.

@article{Zohar1988SalivaryDC,
  title={Salivary duct carcinoma in major and minor salivary glands. A clinicopathological analysis of four cases.},
  author={Yuval Zohar and Yosef Shem-Tov and Robert Gal},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={
          320-3
        }
}
Salivary duct carcinomas are an uncommon but distinct group of highly malignant salivary gland tumours. We report the clinical course, pathological findings and surgical treatment of this tumour in 4 patients. In one patient an intraductal tumour developed in a minor salivary gland, while in the other three patients, a major salivary gland was involved by an infiltrating salivary duct carcinoma. We point out the highly aggressive biological behaviour of the tumour when occurring in the major… CONTINUE READING
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