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Successful pregnancy outcome following treatment for extensive maxillary mucoepidermoid carcinoma with metastasis –A case report

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K. Guruparan ,

University of Jaffna, LK
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Sarath Wijesinghe,

Teaching Hospital Jaffna, LK
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K. Muhunthan

University of Jaffna, LK
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Abstract

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is a locally invasive tumour of the salivary glands and accounts for nearly one third of all malignancies of the major and minor salivary glands. It has a female preponderance and (3:2) common after the third decade of life. Here we report a case of a 32-year-old woman who had successful pregnancy outcome following treatment for extensive maxillary mucoepidermoid carcinoma with metastasis.
How to Cite: Guruparan K, Wijesinghe S, Muhunthan K. Successful pregnancy outcome following treatment for extensive maxillary mucoepidermoid carcinoma with metastasis –A case report. Jaffna Medical Journal. 2022;34(1):35–6. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jmj.v34i1.153
Published on 18 Aug 2022.
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