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True malignant mixed tumour of the parotid gland

  • Yoav P. Talmi (a1), Marisa Halpern (a1), Yehuda Finkelstein (a1), Rivkah Gal (a1) and Yuval Zohar (a1)...

Abstract

Carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma is an uncommon tumour of the parotid gland. True malignant mixed tumours of the parotid are rare and we could find only 14 such cases reported. A case of a 76-year-old man diagnosed as suffering from this entity is presented. The diagnosis was based on a series of immunohistochemical studies demonstrating the existence of two separate sarcomatous and carcinomatous elements. The clinical and histological data are presented and the literature is reviewed.

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Dr. Y.P. Talmi, M.D., Departments of Otolaryngology and Pathology, Hasharon Hospital, Golda Medical Center, POBox 121, Petah Tikvah, Israel

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True malignant mixed tumour of the parotid gland

  • Yoav P. Talmi (a1), Marisa Halpern (a1), Yehuda Finkelstein (a1), Rivkah Gal (a1) and Yuval Zohar (a1)...

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