Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the submandibular gland with rare metastasis to the sternum in a 52-year-old male

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Alshammari, Abdullah; Eldeib, Omar Jamal; Eldeib, Ahmed Jamal; Saleh, Waleed;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Annals of Thoracic Medicine,volume 11,issue 1,pages82-84 (issn: 1817-1737, eissn: 1998-3557)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.165307, pmc: PMC4748621
  • Subject: RC666-701 | Diseases of the respiratory system | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | case report | Adenoid cystic carcinoma | metastasis | RC705-779 | sternum | submandibular gland
    mesheuropmc: human activities | psychological phenomena and processes | nervous system | behavioral disciplines and activities | stomatognathic diseases

Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a rare tumor, described as being one of the most biologically destructive tumors of the head and neck. It is the most common malignancy that affects the minor salivary glands. Lung and bones are the most common regions of ACC distant me... View more
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