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

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Hard Palate: A Case Report and review of literature

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Author Details: Shrikant Sonune, Suyog Tupsakhare, Kishor Patil, Mahesh Gabhane, Shilpa Kandalgaonkar, Shraddha Wale

Volume : 1

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 142

Article End Page : 145


Salivary gland neoplasm of the head and neck region are consisting of 1-5% of the total malignancies. Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is the one of the most common malignancy of the salivary gland. It is considered as one of the an intermediate grade of salivary gland neoplasms. ACC is characterized by slow growth, which causes extensive invasion and aggressive ability for early metastastic deposits, the factors which makes the behavior of the neoplasm aggressive. Here with, reporting a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma involving the left side of the hard palate, along with its review of literature.

Key words: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, Palate, Salivary gland neoplasm.