J Korean Assoc Maxillofac Plast Reconstr Surg.  1997 Feb;19(1):70-78.

Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of The Mouth Floor

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  • 1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pusan Paik Hospital, College of Medicine, Inje University, Korea.

Abstract

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma occurs more freguently than any other in the major sacivary glands It is relatively more common in parotid than in submandibular gland. Stewart at al published the first large series of these tumors in l945 and suggested the name "Mocoepidermoid tumor". Now it is divided three categories. low-grade, intermediate-grade, high-grade And Mucoepidermoid carcinomas are composed of mucous cells, epidermoid cells, and intermediate cells. We freated low-grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma patient with induction chemotherapy, surpery, and adjuvomt chemotherapy.

Keyword

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma mouth floor

MeSH Terms

Carcinoma, Mucoepidermoid*
Drug Therapy
Humans
Induction Chemotherapy
Mouth Floor*
Mouth*
Submandibular Gland
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