Archives of Head and Neck Surgery
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Archives of Head and Neck Surgery
Case Report SKIN TUMORS IN HEAD AND NECK

Adenoid cystic carcinoma in atypical site: case report

Amanda Rios Sampaio, Júlia Rusch Pinto Vasconcelos, Julyana Bastos Santana, Luis Filipe Alves Kian, Dário Oliveira Lopes Junior

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Abstract

Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a rare form of malignant neoplasm of the salivary glands, with slow growth and late symptoms. One of the challenges presented by this tumor is its high rate of metastasis, with tropism to the nervous system, liver and bones. Treatment is based on surgical resection of the tumor, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy – it varies depending on the condition of each patient. In view of the low frequency of ACC, this study aims to report a case of ACC in a female patient, with anatomopathological diagnosis of basaloid cell neoplasm.

Keywords

adenocarcinoma; neoplasm metastasis; case reports

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Submitted date:
03/19/2022

Accepted date:
06/09/2022

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