Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the soft palate salivary gland

Syed Zaifullah Syed Hamzah, Mohd. Razif Mohamad Yunus

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Abstract

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a malignant epithelial tumour of glandular tissue, usually of the major salivary glands. However it can present in the minor salivary glands, especially in the soft palate. We report the case of a 72-year-old Malay female after presentation with sore throat, fever and odynophagia, was diagnosed with mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the soft palate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193-196
Number of pages4
JournalBrunei International Medical Journal
Volume8
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2012

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Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma
Soft Palate
Salivary Glands
Minor Salivary Glands
Pharyngitis
Fever
Carcinoma

Keywords

  • Minor salivary gland
  • Mucoepidermoid tumour
  • Salivary gland neoplasms

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  • Medicine(all)

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Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the soft palate salivary gland. / Syed Hamzah, Syed Zaifullah; Mohamad Yunus, Mohd. Razif.

In: Brunei International Medical Journal, Vol. 8, No. 4, 15.08.2012, p. 193-196.

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