PATHOLOGY & ONCOLOGY RESEARCHVol. 13 No. 2, 2007

 Report

Multiple Cutaneous Metastases from a Parotid Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma

Danyel Elias da Cruz PEREZ1, José MAGRIN2, Oslei Paes DE ALMEIDA3, Luiz Paulo KOWALSKI2

1Department of Stomatology, A. C. Camargo Cancer Hospital, Sao Paulo, Piracicaba, Brazil
2Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology, A. C. Camargo Cancer Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
3Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry of Piracicaba, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

Cutaneous metastasis from salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma is extremely rare. We report a case of a 39-year-old man that presented multiple cutaneous metastases from a parotid salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma. The clinical, histopathological and immunohistochemical features are described and discussed. This case shows the importance of a detailed and periodical skin examination in patients treated for salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma. Pathology & Oncology Research, Vol 13, Nr 2, 167-169, 2007

Key words: adenoid cystic carcinoma; cutaneous metastasis; cancer; cytokeratin; histopathology; immunohistochemistry


Received: Sep 7, 2006; accepted: Mar 10, 2007
Correspondence: Danyel Elias da Cruz PEREZ, Department of Stomatology, A. C. Camargo Cancer Hospital, Rua Professor Antonio Prudente, 211. Liberdade Sao Paulo, Piracicaba 01509-900, Brazil; Tel: +55-11-2189-5129, Fax: +55-11-3277-6789; E-mail: perezdec2003@yahoo.com.br

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