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Article
February 1956

ADENOCARCINOMA OF THE PAROTID DUCT

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1956;63(2):196-198. doi:10.1001/archotol.1956.03830080082014
Abstract

MALIGNANT Stensen's duct are of rare occurrence. Goforth,1 in 1927, reported a case of carcinoma which was successfully treated by radiation. Figi,2 in 1944, described the case of an adenocarcinoma which was lost sight of. More recently, Smith and associates3 published a detailed account of a parotid duct sarcoma which terminated fatally. To these may be added the following interesting cases.

REPORT OF CASES 

Case 1.  —A middle-aged housewife presented herself on Nov. 5, 1934, with the history of having had a basal-cell carcinoma of the left forehead treated by cautery and radiation two years previously. Her present complaint was a painful lump in the left cheek of several months' duration.On Nov. 13, 1934, with the area under local anesthesia, an adenocarcinoma approximately 1.5 cm. in diameter was removed by sharp dissection from the distal end of the left parotid duct. The loose end of the

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