DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20204916

Sclerosing variant of mucoepidermoid carcinoma: a case report and review of literature

Radhika S., Deepak Burad, Tushar Yashwant Sonwane, Balaji Vishwanath

Abstract


Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, a malignant tumour of the salivary gland is histologically characterized by the presence of mucoid cells, epidermoid cells and intermediate cells. There are many variants of this tumour. A particular variant, sclerosing variant of mucoepidermoid carcinoma is presented due to its rarity and chances of misdiagnosis as benign lesions due to the presence of extensive sclerosing stroma.


Keywords


Mucoepidermoid, Salivary gland, Sclerosing, Intermediate

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