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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of minor salivary glands: A Diagnostic Challenge

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Author Details: Chaurasia Akhilanand, Divayjeet Goel

Volume : 1

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 103

Article End Page : 105


Adenoid cystic carcinoma most often presents a diagnostic and treatment challenge owing to the rarity of occurrence. Most findings reported in literature about adenoid cystic carcinoma are actually based upon studies of small number of patients and there is a dire need for further studies regarding its clinical behavior, treatment modalities and prognosis.

Keywords: Minor salivary gland neoplasm, Palatal tumors, Adenoid cystic carcinoma, adenocarcinoma