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Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery > Volume 38(9); 1995 > Article
Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1995;38(9): 1470-5.
A Case of Acinic Cell Cacinoma of the Nasal Cavity
Yong Dae Kim, MD1, Jang Su Suh, MD1, Jun Hong Kim, MD1, and Mi Jin Kim, MD2
1;Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery & 2;Pathology, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Taegu, Korea
비강에 발생한 선방세포암 1례
김용대1 · 서장수1 · 김준홍1 · 김미진2
영남대학교 의과대학 이비인후-두경부외과학교실1;병리학교실2;

Acinic cell carcinoma, when it occures in the upper respiratory tract, arise from mucoserous glands. It represents no more than 0.5 to 1.0% of all mucoserous gland tumors. Acinic cell carcinoma is extremely rare in the sinonasal tract, and rare in minor salivary glands as such. According to Ordonez and Batsakis(1986), only four sinonasal cases have been reported. Recently, the authors experienced a 60 years old male patient who was carried out medial maxillectomy and postoperative radiotherapy. So, the authers first report a case of acinic cell carcinoma of nasal cavity in Korea with review of literatures.

Keywords: Acinic cell carcinomaNasal cavity.
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