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CASE REPORT

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Child: A Rare Case

Meera Mathai, J Eugenia Sherubin, PG Agnihotri, GS Sangeetha

Keywords : Adenoid cytic carcinoma, Child, Maxilla

Citation Information : Mathai M, Sherubin JE, Agnihotri P, Sangeetha G. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Child: A Rare Case. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014; 7 (3):206-208.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1266

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is the second most common malignant tumor affecting both major and minor salivary glands. Clinically, it is a slowly growing tumor with high propensity for local invasion, recurrence and distant metastasis. It is predominantly seen in the fifth and sixth decades of life. Here, we report a rare case of ACC affecting the right maxilla of a 12-year-old girl. How to cite this article: Mathai M, Sherubin JE, Agnihotri PG, Sangeetha GS. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Child: A Rare Case. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014;7(3):206-208.


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