Small cell carcinoma of the submandibular gland: a rare small round blue cell tumor.

@article{Walters2007SmallCC,
  title={Small cell carcinoma of the submandibular gland: a rare small round blue cell tumor.},
  author={David M Walters and Stewart C Little and Richard B. Hessler and Christine G Gourin},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={118-21}
}
The presence of small cell carcinoma within the submandibular gland is an uncommon clinical entity. However, other small round blue cell tumors are encountered in the head and neck with greater frequency. These include lymphoma, Ewing's sarcoma, melanoma, esthesioneuroblastoma, and neuroblastoma. A basic knowledge of the immunohistochemical studies available to distinguish each these tumors from one another significantly improves the frequency of accurate and timely initial diagnosis. We report… CONTINUE READING