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Salivary duct carcinoma of parotid gland- An incidental finding

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Authors: Suparna Suvernakar V, Shubha Deshpande A, Prabha Mulay S
Int J Med Res Health Sci. 2014;3(3):714-716 |  |DOI:10.5958/2319-5886.2014.00422.6

ABSTRACT

Salivary duct carcinoma, a recently added separate entity of salivary gland tumor is a rare tumour with its aggressive behaviour. Due to morphological similarities with ductal carcinoma of breast the name salivary duct carcinoma is given. It is more common in male than in female. But our case is of 45yr female with mass in the parotid region. The diagnosis on USG and CT was organized collection. But on excision the diagnosis turned to be salivary duct carcinoma of the parotid gland

Keywords: Salivary gland, Salivary duct carcinoma, Incidental finding

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