Adenosquamous Carcinoma Affecting the Maxilla
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Adenosquamous carcinoma of the head and neck (ASC) is a rare and aggressive variant of squamous cell carcinoma, a locally aggressive malignancy characterized by the presence of two distinct components: a squamous cell carcinoma and an adenocarcinoma. The purpose of this study was to report an additional rare case of adenosquamous carcinoma affecting the maxilla, with clinical microscopic features and a complex mid-facial rehabilitation.A 47-year-old Caucasian woman was presented with complain of pain in the left maxilla associated with nasal bleeding for the last 6 months. There was nothing relevant in her past medical history and she seemed healthy. Intraoral examination revealed asymptomatic nodular lesion in the left hard palate, covered by mucosa with normal color and resilient palpation. The imaging findings revealed a multicystic radiolucent lesion extending from the right upper lateral incisor to the second upper left premolar with poorly defined margins and causing root resorption of the involved teeth. CT scan showed the lesion in the anterior region of both maxillas, which extended mainly to the left maxillary sinus and nasal cavity....

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