Adenoid cystic carcinoma of palate: A case report and review ofliterature

Naga Sirisha Venkata Chundru, Rajesh Amudala, Prasanth Thankappan, Chandan Dasa Nagaraju


Adenoid cystic carcinoma is an uncommon, slow growing malignant salivary gland tumor that is characterized by wide local infiltration, perineural spread, propensity to local recurrence anddistant metastasis. In this paper, the authors present a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma affecting

the palate and involving the maxillary sinus in a 60‑year‑old male patient along with a brief reviewof literature.

Key Words:Adenoid cystic carcinoma, malignant salivary gland tumor, maxillary sinus, palate

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