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Volume : 4, Issue : 3, Year : 2021
Article Page : 79-82
Adenoid cystic carcinoma(ACC) is a common salivary gland tumour which constitutes about 10% of all salivary gland malignancies and 1% of all head & neck malignancies. It is a slow growing tumour with propensity for perineural invasion., It occurs most commonly in minor salivary glands, most commonly in oral cavity. It is the third most common malignancy of paranasal sinuses with most common site being maxillary sinus followed by nasal cavity, nasopharynx and ethmoid sinus. It is most commonly seen in 4 and 5 decade with female predominance. ACC arising from nasal septum is very rare with only 10 cases published in literature. In this paper we present a case of nasal septal adenoid cystic carcinoma with review of the literature.
Keywords: Paranasal, Sinonasal
How to cite : Singh J, Poonia U, Kumari M, Bansal S, Adenoid cystic carcinoma of nasal septum: A review of literature. J Otorhinolaryngol Allied Sci 2021;4(3):79-82
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