Shanghai Journal of Stomatology ›› 2015, Vol. 24 ›› Issue (6): 763-765.

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Adenosquamous carcinoma of the parotid gland: report of 1 case and review of the literature

CHEN Wei-hua, PEI Jing, ZHUO Xia-yang.   

  1. Department of Pathology, Affiliated Stomatological Hospital, Nanchang University. Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province, China
  • Received:2015-04-15 Online:2015-12-25 Published:2016-01-04

Abstract: Oral adenosquamous carcinoma is an uncommon highly malignant tumor.We reported a case of adenosquamous carcinoma of the parotid gland in a 61-year-old male patient. We found the tumor was composed of both true squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma with a significant rate of lymph node metastasis, and the 5-year survival rate is low.

Key words: Parotid gland, Adenosquamous carcinoma, Adenoid squamous cell carcinoma

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