West China Journal of Stomatology

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Tumors of different histological type in unilateral salivary glands: A case report

ZHAO Da-min1, HE Huawei2, LIU Mei-yan1, HE Zhi-xiu1   

  1. 1. Dept. of Pathology, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China; 2. Dept. of Prosthodontics, Beijing Stomatological Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100050, China
  • Received:2010-12-25 Revised:2010-12-25 Online:2010-12-20 Published:2010-12-20
  • Contact: HE Zhi-xiu,Tel:028-85501465


Tumors of synchronous benign and malignant in unilateral salivary glands have rarely been reported. A case of 21-year-old girl who was diagnosed as synchronously adenoid cystic carcinoma of the left parotid and pleomorphic adenoma of the left submandibular gland. The classification, clinic pathology, diagnosis, possible mechanism were discussed based on similar literatures.

Key words: adenoid cystic carcinoma, pleomorphic adenoma, parotid gland, submandibular gland, pathology