Sebaceous lymphadenocarcinoma of parotid gland

Head and Neck


The sebaceous lymphadenocarcinoma of the salivary glands is extremely rare and represents carcinomatous transformation of sebaceous lymphadenoma. There are only four reported patients in the medical literature. A patient who presented with a recent increase of a left infraauricular mass, of more than 10 years duration, underwent surgery. The microscopic examination revealed a typical sebaceous lymphadenoma with transition to a sebaceous adenocarcinoma. After postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy, the patient remains disease-free at 24 months postoperatively. We here report a fifth case of this tumor and the youngest age at diagnosis among reported cases.


Parotid neoplasm Sebaceous lymphadenocarcinoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang HospitalSeoul National University College of MedicineGyeonggi-doRepublic of South Korea
  2. 2.Department of Pathology, Seoul National University Bundang HospitalSeoul National University College of MedicineSeoulRepublic of South Korea

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