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2015, 2(3): 57-62 Back to browse issues page
Squamous cell carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma a case report
Sara Amanpour , Sorena Fardisi , Reza Tabrizi , Mohammad Reza Zarei , Maryam Raoof , Roya Khatami
5. Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience, Neuroscience Research Center, Institute of Neuropharmacology, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran , maryam.raoof@gmail.com
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A rare case of squamous cell carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma in maxillary sinus is presented. The patient is a 50-year-old woman presenting with a slow-progressive swelling in left side of her face that she has noticed 2 years earlier. The lesion was not painful and caused asymmetry and mild exophthalmos. Microscopic examination revealed that the tumor was composed of two components partly of a pleomorphic adenoma and partly of a squamous cell carcinoma. Immunohistochemical examination for Ki-67 and SMA and mucicarmin staining were also done and confirmed the diagnosis of carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma. There is no evidence of recurrence 12 months after operation.
Keywords: Pleomorphic adenoma, Malignant transformation, Squamous cell carcinoma, Case report
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Received: 2015/06/19 | Accepted: 2015/08/25 | Published: 2015/09/5

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