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Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007 Jun;36(6):560-3. Epub 2007 Feb 28.

Oncocytic mucoepidermoid carcinoma of a submandibular gland: a case report and review of the literature.

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  • 1Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine, Section of Pathology, Parma University, Italy.

Abstract

This report describes the first recognized case of oncocytic mucoepidermoid carcinoma of a submandibular gland, and emphasizes the role of immunohistochemical study in the correct diagnosis of this tumour. This is only the second case in which this tumour has appeared as a completely cystic lesion. A review of the literature was carried out to clarify the clinical and pathological features of this rare malignancy.

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