Salivary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the mandible

  title={Salivary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the mandible},
  author={Michele De Benedittis and Alice Palmiotto and Monica Turco and Massimo Petruzzi and Roberto Cortelazzi},
Mucinous adenocarcinoma (MAC) is a malignancy rarely affecting the salivary glands, with fewer than 30 cases described in the medical literature. MAC is mostly observed in the minor salivary glands of the palate, and to date, no case of salivary MAC has been reported in the mandible. Identifying a salivary MAC may be both clinically and histopathologically challenging, as differential diagnosis must consider not only other salivary malignancies expressing a mucinous component but also… CONTINUE READING