Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 10

Polymorphous Nasopharyngeal Adenocarcinoma: The Importance of a Correct Diagnosis

Juan Ignacio Gils1*, Ezequiel Campo2, Magdalena Peralta3 and Stephanie Ayling4

1MD, Service of Rhinology, IORL Arauz, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2MD, Service of Otology, IORL Arauz, Buenos Aires, Argentina
3MD, Fellowship Rhinology, IORL Arauz, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4MD, Otorhinolaryngology Resident, IORL Arauz, Buenos Aires, Argentina

*Corresponding Author: Juan Ignacio Gils, MD, Service of Rhinology, IORL Arauz, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Received: August 17, 2021; Published: September 22, 2021

Abstract

  Polymorphous nasopharynx adenocarcinoma is a rare disease. It frequently occurs in the soft and hard palatal mucosa of the minor salivary glands. This adenocarcinoma has a slow infiltrating growing pattern with frequent perineural invasion and low metastatic potential.

We report a case of polymorphous nasopharyngeal adenocarcinoma with extension to the lateral pharyngeal space and closely proximal to the skull base and jugular vein.

Keywords: Polymorphous Nasopharyngeal Adenocarcinoma; Salivary Glands; Jugular Vein

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Citation

Citation: Juan Ignacio Gils., et al. “Polymorphous Nasopharyngeal Adenocarcinoma: The Importance of a Correct Diagnosis".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.10 (2020): 46-48.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2020 Juan Ignacio Gils., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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