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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 1034

Adenosquamous carcinoma of oral cavity

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Chadalawada Krishnamurthy Srinivasa Theja Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Meeramma Botu
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, CKS Theja Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Chadalawadanagar, Renigunta Road, Tirupathi - 517 516, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.154054

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Adenosquamous carcinoma is a rare malignant epithelial neoplasm characterized by the presence of both areas of squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. Only few cases of oral adenosquamous carcinoma have been previously reported in the literature. It has been described as a squamous cell carcinoma subtype with a high infiltrative capacity. This paper reports a rare case of adenosquamous carcinoma that involved the upper left buccal mucosa in a 55.year.old man.

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