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

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 2

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Inferior Turbinate

Krishna Kumar1* and Sankya Shanmugam2

1Senior Consultant, Apollo Hospital, OMR, India
2Junior Consultant, India

*Corresponding Author: Krishna Kumar, Senior Consultant, Apollo Hospital, OMR, India.

Received: November 29, 2022; Published: January 27, 2023


Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is extremely rare malignant tumor that occurs in nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. Diagnosis and treatment of ACC is challenging due to its behavior of slow growth, perineural invasion and high tendency of local recurrence, nature of presenting in a vague manner, so its often misdiagnosed and mistreated, in order to diagnose early it requires a high index of suspicion and close follow-up.

It comprises about 3-4% of all the upper aerodigestive tract malignancies, but of all malignant paranasal sinus tumors, 5–15% are adenoid cystic carcinomas [1].

Keywords: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC); Nasal Endoscopy; Chemotherapy


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Citation: Krishna Kumar and Sankya Shanmugam. “Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Inferior Turbinate".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.2 (2023): 41-44.


Copyright: © 2022 Krishna Kumar and Sankya Shanmugam. 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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