Salivary Duct Carcinoma of the Submandibular Gland: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Ilson Sepulveda, Francisco Rivas-Rodriguez, Pamela Villalobos, Carola Monsalvez, Alvaro Compan, J. Patricio Ulloa


We report a patient who presented with swelling to the left submandibular region. Imaging studies revealed an expansive heterogeneous process. The patient underwent tumor resection and a biopsy confirmed the presence of a salivary duct carcinoma. Additional treatment included chemotherapy and the patient is currently receiving palliative and supportive care for advanced metastatic disease.

J Med Cases. 2019;10(12):354-358


Salivary duct carcinoma; Mammary; Computed tomography; Magnetic resonance; Recurrence; Metastasis; Surgical; Radiation therapy; Chemotherapy

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