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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 505-509
Salivary duct carcinoma in the mandibular anterior region: The role of immunohistochemical markers in its definitive diagnosis


1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology, Dr. ZA Dental College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Pathology, Armed Forces Hospital, Muscat, Oman

Correspondence Address:
Raghu Radhakrishnan
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal - 576 104, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.190955

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Salivary duct carcinoma (SDC) is a high-grade adenocarcinoma arising from the ductal epithelium of salivary glands which rarely involves the minor salivary glands. The varied histological presentation in the minor salivary gland tumors makes them the most heterogeneous group of neoplasms, making the diagnosis a challenge. This report highlights the importance of immunohistochemical markers in the definitive diagnosis of SDC.


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