Breast cancer metastatic to the submandibular gland. Case report

Erra, Stefania and Costamagna, Daniela (2011) Breast cancer metastatic to the submandibular gland. Case report. Il giornale di chirurgia, 32 (4). pp. 194-198. ISSN 1971-145X

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Metastatic disease in the major salivary glands is rare and the parotid gland is most frequently involved. Secondary deposits in the submandibular gland are very uncommon. We report a case of a 50-year-old woman who developed a metastasis from breast cancer in the right submandibular gland, 9 years after primary surgery for G3 T1c N0 ipsilateral breast carcinoma. The peculiarity of the case was the unusual site of the metastatic disease and the difficulty in differential diagnosis with primitive ductal salivary carcinoma.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ghiandola sottomandibolare - Tumore mammario metastatico
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 617 Rami vari della medicina; Chirurgia
Depositing User: Nadia Del Gobbo
Date Deposited: 04 May 2016 10:34
Last Modified: 04 May 2016 10:34

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