High-Grade Transformation of Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Delineated with a Fibrous Rim: A Case Report


Sayar H., SARIOĞLU S., BAKARİŞ S., Yildirim I., Oztarakci H.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.30, no.3, pp.333-336, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2013.7220
  • Journal Name: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.333-336
  • Keywords: Adenoid cystic carcinoma, submandibulary gland, dedifferentiation, high-grade transformation, SALIVARY-GLAND, DEDIFFERENTIATION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: High-grade transformation or dedifferentiation in carcinoma is progression of a low-grade malignant neoplasm to a high-grade carcinoma or poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma. This is rarely observed in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the salivary glands.