Cystadenocarcinoma of the mandible

Indian J Dent Res. 2018 May-Jun;29(3):396-399. doi: 10.4103/ijdr.IJDR_768_16.


Papillary cystadenocarcinoma of the salivary gland is a rare malignant tumor and occurs in major and minor salivary glands. Papillary cystadenocarcinoma of the mandible is exceptionally rare. It is usually a low-grade destructive tumor with a papillary and cystic architecture. This case describes a unique presentation, location, and radiographic appearance of this lesion.

Keywords: Cystadenocarcinoma; mandible; salivary gland; tumor.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Biopsy, Fine-Needle
  • Cystadenocarcinoma / diagnostic imaging*
  • Cystadenocarcinoma / pathology
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Fatal Outcome
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mandibular Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Mandibular Neoplasms / pathology
  • Radiography, Panoramic