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Metastasizing "benign" pleomorphic salivary adenoma: A dramatic case-report and literature review.
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PMID:  24507933     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pleomorphic salivary adenomas are the most common benign neoplasms affecting the salivary glands. Very occasionally however, metastatic lesions are identified in patients with a history of PSA, which, on detailed pathological evaluation, are found to exhibit all the histological hallmarks of the preceding benign lesions. Diagnosis of benign metastasizing pleomorphic adenoma of the salivary gland is extremely rare and still under debate. We present the first case-report in literature of multiple metachronous nasal cavity, scalp and encephalic metastases of a pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland in a young girl.
Authors:
Achille Tarsitano; Maria Pia Foschini; Paolo Farneti; Ernesto Pasquini; Claudio Marchetti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-1-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-4119     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniomaxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
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Created Date:  2014-2-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8704309     Medline TA:  J Craniomaxillofac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
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