Hyalinizing Clear Cell Carcinoma of the Tonsil: A Case Report
Hyalinzing clear cell carcinoma is a rare tumor of the oral cavity and is even more rarely located in the tonsil. Here, we present a case report of a pedunculated tonsillar mass in a nearly asymptomatic patient that was present for 2 years prior to removal. Complete surgical excision was achieved and no adjuvant therapy was recommended. We include a discussion of this rare pathology and its typical clinical presentation and course.
KeywordsHyalinizing clear cell carcinoma Tonsil cancer Salivary gland cancer
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