Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

BMJ Case Rep, Volume 2017 (2017)

Abstract:

<p>Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is the most common malignant tumour of the major and minor salivary glands. Minor salivary glands are scattered in different areas of the oral cavity such as palate, retromolar area, floor of the mouth, buccal mucosa, lips and tongue, but so far, only a few lingual MEC cases have been documented in the literature and most of the studies have shown a predilection for base and dorsum of the tongue. We report a rare case of MEC involving the posterior-lateral border of the tongue.</p>

Cite this Research Publication

L. Mathew, Janardhanan, M., Suresh, R., and Savithri, V., “Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the posterior-lateral border of tongue: a rare presentation.”, BMJ Case Rep, vol. 2017, 2017.

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