Orbital and skin metastases in a polymorphous low grade adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland

J Laryngol Otol. 1995 Dec;109(12):1222-5. doi: 10.1017/s0022215100132517.


We report the previously undocumented development of an orbital metastasis and skin metastases in a patient with polymorphous low grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) 15 years after initial presentation. The clinical course, treatment and changing histological features are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma / pathology
  • Adenocarcinoma / secondary*
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Orbital Neoplasms / pathology
  • Orbital Neoplasms / secondary*
  • Skin Neoplasms / pathology
  • Skin Neoplasms / secondary*
  • Submandibular Gland Neoplasms / pathology*