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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2004  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 87-90
Salivary duct carcinoma of minor salivary gland


1 Department of Oral Pathology, Ragas Dental College & Hospital, Chennai, India
2 Department of Oral Surgery, Ragas Dental College & Hospital, Chennai, India

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S Nalin Kumar
Department of Oral Pathology, Ragas Dental College and Hospital, #2/102, East Coast Road, Uthandi, Chennai - 600119
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Salivary duct carcinoma (SDC) is an uncommon aggressive malignancy seen predominantly in the parotid gland. Intra oral cases of SDC arising from minor salivary glands are rare and only a few have been reported in literature. This malignancy is well known for its cestructive behaviour, metastasis to distant sites and high mortality rate. In this article, we present a case of salivary duct carcinoma of palate of a 44-year-old male patient.


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