A Case Report of Salivary Duct Carcinoma

Katsuhisa Ikeda, Fumiaki Yoshida, Hideaki Suzuki, Takeshi Oshima, Kouji Hirano, Tomonori Takasaka

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We present a 65-year-old man with an enlarged mass in the right parotid gland. A fine-needle aspiration cytology suspected Warthin's tumor. The ill-defined margin of the tumor in diagnostic imaging and unexpected clinical course of the occurrence of facial nerve paralysis suggested malignant neoplasm. The patient was treated with surgical resection of the primary site and neck following radiation therapy. Pathologic diagnosis was a salivary duct carcinoma. Difficulty in early diagnosis of this tumor may result in local extension, early metastasis to regional lymph nodes and distant sites, and death.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-238
Number of pages6
JournalTohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Nov


  • Electron microscope
  • Fine-needle aspiration
  • Parotid gland
  • Salivary duct carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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