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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 15-18
Acinic cell adenocarcinoma - a case report

Department of Oral Pathology, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital, Chennai, India

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P Sai Krishna
Department of Oral Pathology, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital, Chennai
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Acinic cell adenocarcinoma is a malignant salivary gland tumour with cells that show serous acinar differentiation. Clinically if the site is the parotid gland. it may resemble a pleomorphic adenoma. Herewith we present a case of acinic cell adenocarcinoma in a 60 ­year old male who reported with a lobulated swelling in the parotid region, which was clinically diagnosed as pleomorphic adenoma or carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma and histologically diagnosed as acinic cell adenocarcinoma.

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