Genetic Characterization of Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Minor Salivary Glands: A Potential Familial Occurrence in First-Degree Relatives.
- Hani Ibrahim Channir,
- Thomas van Overeem Hansen,
- Simon Andreasen,
- Christina Westmose Yde,
- Katalin Kiss,
- Birgitte Wittenborg Charabi
Head Neck Pathol 2017 Feb 16. Epub 2017 Feb 16.
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Audiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (AdCC) is a malignant salivary gland tumor. To date, no cases of AdCC in first-degree relatives have been reported in the literature. We present a 50-year-old female (Case 1) and this patients' father (Case 2), both of whom were diagnosed with AdCC of the minor salivary glands. Read More