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


Epithelial myoepithelial carcinoma of parotid gland-a case report


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Author Details: Akhilanand Chaurasia, Gaurav Katheriay

Volume : 2

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 148

Article End Page : 155


Abstract

Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma is a rare malignant salivary gland neoplasm. It is also known as adenomyoepithelioma. It accounts for less than 1% of all salivary gland neoplasms. This unusual salivary gland tumors is first described by Donath et al in 1972. This tumor occurs in sixth decade and beyond having a female predominance. Parotid gland is the most commonly involved followed by submandibular gland and palate. Herein we are presenting a rare case of Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of parotid gland.

Keywords:
Epithelial–myoepithelial carcinoma, Adenomyoepithelioma, Parotid gland tumors