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Metastatic-adenoid cystic carcinoma of the major salivary glands presenting as a spinal cord tumor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6301086     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An adenoid cystic carcinoma (cylindroma) of the submandibular salivary gland presented 17 years after diagnosis with a compressive syndrome of the spinal cord as well as a local recurrence. This is the first reported case of such an occurrence. The literature is reviewed concerning other malignant tumors of the salivary glands presenting in this way. Fifteen cases of mixed salivary-gland tumors are reviewed. Evidence of histologic change from one tumor type to another and the mechanism of spread to the vertebral column is discussed.
Authors:
A R Riela; D Meyer; J A McCool; L Pikula
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical neurology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0090-3019     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Neurol     Publication Date:  1983 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-05-27     Completed Date:  1983-05-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0367070     Medline TA:  Surg Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  365-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic / complications,  diagnosis*,  secondary
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Salivary Gland Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis*,  secondary
Spinal Cord Compression / diagnosis*,  etiology
Spinal Cord Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  secondary

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