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VOLUME 11 , ISSUE 4 ( October-December, 2020 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Polymorphous Low-grade Adenocarcinoma of Base of the Tongue: A Case Report and Review of Literature of an Orphan Disease

Anil Khurana, Paramjeet Kaur, Sumiti Gupta, Ashok Chauhan

Keywords : Low-grade tumors, Minor salivary glands, Radiation therapy, Surgery,Chemotherapy

Citation Information : Khurana A, Kaur P, Gupta S, Chauhan A. Polymorphous Low-grade Adenocarcinoma of Base of the Tongue: A Case Report and Review of Literature of an Orphan Disease. Int J Head Neck Surg 2020; 11 (4):71-74.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1385

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-12-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Here, we are presenting a case of polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) of base of tongue, which is a malignancy with low-grade aggressiveness, less metastatic potential in a 76-year-old male with swelling on the left side of the neck for 2 weeks. The patient received a radical external beam radiation therapy on face and neck. Now, the patient is disease free and is on follow-up a year after the treatment.


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