Head and Neck Neoplasms
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1. Soft-tissue chondroma of the masticatory space.
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Soft-tissue chondroma is an infrequent, benign, cartilaginous tumour that is uncommon in the head and neck region. Single-location chondromas rarely evolve into malignant neoplasms. Chondromas are composed of hyaline cartilage with focal calcification. There have been a few reports published of cases of soft-tissue chondroma of the neck and parapharyngeal space. Here is described a new location of this tumour in the masticatory space ... Read More »
» Published in Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007 Feb;36(2):174-6. Epub 2006 Sep 27.
2. Primary carcinoid tumor of the parotid gland: A case report and review of the literature.
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Salivary gland tumors account for 3 to 6% of all head and neck neoplasms in adults. Some 70 to 85% of these lesions are found in the parotid. Carcinoid tumors, which represent a distinct and relatively uncommon subset of neuroendocrine tumors, are most commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract, although in rare cases they are known to occur in extragastrointestinal locations, including the larynx, middle ear and pancreas. Malignancies of the parotid gland are uncommon (approximately 25% of parotid neoplasms), and to the best of our knowledge, a primary carcinoid tumor of the parotid has not ... Read More »
» Published in Ear Nose Throat J. 2006 Aug;85(8):533-9.
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