IJCM  Vol.3 No.3 , May 2012
Gross Tumour of Minor Salivary Glands in HIV Sero-Positive Patient
ABSTRACT
Tumours of minor salivary glands are rare. We report the case of a 58-year-old HIV positive woman with a palatal adenocarcinoma evolving for 15 years, followed by a literature review. The case enlightens on the deleterious effect of delayed specialist consultation, which in our context is multifactorial in origin.

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J. Valentin Fokouo Fogha, G. Alenda Ngulefac, E. Genevieve Stephanie Minka Ngom, V. Fonyam and L. Richard Njock, "Gross Tumour of Minor Salivary Glands in HIV Sero-Positive Patient," International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2012, pp. 220-222. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2012.33043.
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