Acinic Cell Carcinoma: Case Report

  • Nabil Khzam Dr
  • Alissa Jacobs Oral Medicine Specialist, Oral Medicine Private Practice, Perth, WA, Australia
Keywords: Parotid gland, Tumour, Acinic cell carcinoma


We report on a 57-year-old male patient who was referred to an oral medicine specialist following an incidental finding of a buccal swelling. The patient presented with a swelling in the left buccal region of five years duration, not associated with pain or trauma. Patient gave no history of purulent discharge in the oral cavity, loss of appetite or loss of weight. Examination of the left buccal region revealed a firm non-tender mobile attached swelling of size 18 X 20 mm on the left buccal mucosa.  Left parotid gland duct orifice was normal. Rest of the oral cavity was found normal with no evidence of cervical lymphadenopathy. The treatment of choice was complete surgical excision followed with 3 monthly follow-ups.


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DOI: 10.26838/MEDRECH.2022.9.3.595
Published: 2022-05-23
How to Cite
Khzam N, Jacobs A. Acinic Cell Carcinoma: Case Report. Med. res. chronicles [Internet]. 2022May23 [cited 2022Jun.27];9(3):165-71. Available from:
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