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Carcinoid tumour metastasis to the submandibular gland: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21929887     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Carcinoid tumours are slow growing tumours of neuroendocrine origin that primarily affect the gastrointestinal tract and pulmonary system. They can behave aggressively, with regional and distant metastases, although metastases to the head and neck region are uncommon. We present a rare case of carcinoid metastasis to the submandibular gland, which to the best of our knowledge has not been previously reported in the literature.
Authors:
Aakshay Gulati; Parkash L Ramchandani; Emma Victoria King
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England     Volume:  93     ISSN:  1478-7083     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506860     Medline TA:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Poole Hospital NHS Trust, Poole, UK.
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