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Turkish Journal of Cancer
2005, Volume 35, Number 2, Page(s) 093-095
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Delayed pulmonary metastasis of adenoid cystic carcinoma originated from external earway: Case report
ŞEREF KÖMÜRCÜ1, AHMET ÖZET1, MÜKERREM SAFALI2, ORHAN TÜRKEN1, BEKİR ÖZTÜRK1, FİKRET ARPACI1, BÜLENT YALÇIN1
1Gülhane Military Medical Academy, Departments of Medical Oncology, Ankara-Turkey
2Gülhane Military Medical Academy, Departments of Medical Pathology, Ankara-Turkey

Pulmonary metastases in a 68-year old male was detected 20 years after the operation for adenoid cystic carcinoma originated from external earway. Adenoid cystic carcinoma metastases was confirmed by fine-needle aspiration biopsy from multiple mass lesions in right chest. The pulmonary metastasis of adenoid cystic carcinoma emerging from external earway after such a long period is a rare case in the literature.[Turk J Cancer 2005;35(2):93-95].

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