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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma And Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Of The Maxillary Sinus: Report Of A 44-year Experience Of 25 Cases From A Single Institution.
Author: da Cruz Perez, Danyel Elias
Pires, Fábio Ramôa
Lopes, Márcio Ajudarte
de Almeida, Oslei Paes
Kowalski, Luiz Paulo
Abstract: The aim of this study was to analyze the clinicopathologic characteristics of all cases of adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) and mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) arising in the maxillary sinuses treated in a single institution. From 1953 to 1997, 18 ACCs and 7 MECs from the maxillary sinus were studied. Clinical data were obtained from the medical records and microscopic slides were reviewed. Mean age was 45.9 years (range, 13 to 77 years) and TNM staging revealed 88.9% of ACCs at advanced clinical stages, while 57.1% of the MECs were initial clinical stages. Surgery combined with radiotherapy was the most common treatment. Follow-up showed 88.8% of ACC patients died from the tumor, while 42.8% of patients with MEC are alive without disease. Maxillary sinus ACC and MEC are uncommon tumors and a patient's prognosis depends on the clinical stage and histologic type; MEC has shown a better outcome.
Subject: Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic
Carcinoma, Mucoepidermoid
Disease-free Survival
Female
Humans
Male
Maxillary Sinus Neoplasms
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Invasiveness
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Staging
Retrospective Studies
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2005.11.088
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17052584
Date Issue: 2006
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