Acta Scientific Cancer Biology

Case ReportVolume 1 Issue 2

Myoepithelial Carcinoma Case Report

Yousif I Eltohami, Nour E Alim, Ahmed M Suleiman and Amal H Abuaffan*

University of Khartoum, Faculty of Dentistry, Sudan

*Corresponding Author: Amal H Abuaffan, University of Khartoum, Faculty of dentistry, Sudan.

Received: June 19, 2017; Published: October 02, 2017

Citation: Amal H Abuaffan., et al. “Myoepithelial Carcinoma Case Report”. Acta Scientific Cancer Biology 1.2 (2018).


  Myoepithelial carcinoma is a low-grade malignant tumor of the salivary glands. It is very rare, accounting for < 1% of all salivary gland neoplasm. It is most commonly seen in parotid gland, but has also been reported in the submandibular gland, minor salivary glands and extra oral sites. It is most commonly seen in females; with a peak occurrence in the seventh decade. We present a case of Myoepithelial carcinoma of parotid gland in a 48-year-old male patient presented with huge painless swelling extending from the right parotid to the left chin area of 1 year and half duration. Facial nerve function was intact. Treated by free margins wide surgical excision, followed by concurrent chemoradiation therapy.

Keywords: Myoepithelial Carcinoma; Huge Swelling; Parotid Gland; Malignant Myoepithelioma

Copyright: © 2018 Amal H Abuaffan., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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