Arch Dermatol Res 2021 Jun 23. Epub 2021 Jun 23.
Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Ohio State Officenter Gahanna, 540 Officenter Place Suite 240, Columbus, OH, 43230, USA.
Ceruminous carcinomas of the external auditory canal (EAC), encompassing adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC), ceruminous adenocarcinoma (CA), and mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC), are extremely rare with little known regarding the influence of demographics, tumor characteristics, and treatment on survival. This study aimed to summarize existent data and describe prognostic factors affecting survival in ceruminous carcinoma. Cases of ceruminous carcinoma of the EAC in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database were analyzed to provide demographic, cancer-related, and treatment data and assess their influence on disease-specific and overall survival. Read More