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Salivary duct carcinoma of parotid gland

Author(s): Kinnera Vijay Sreedhar | Mandyam Kumaraswamy | Chowhan Amit | Nandyala Rukmangadha | Bobbidi Venkata | Vutukuru Venkatarami

Journal: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
ISSN 0973-029X

Volume: 13;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 85;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Fine needle aspiration cytology | parotid malignancy | salivary duct carcinoma

A 40-year old male presented with rapidly growing swelling in the right parotid region. Based on the fine needle aspiration cytology report of adenocarcinoma not otherwise specified, superficial parotidectomy was performed, which showed the features of salivary duct carcinoma by histopathological examination. The smears were reviewed to identify the potential pitfalls in the cytological diagnosis of salivary duct carcinoma.

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