Date of Presentation:12/20/2021

Attending pathologist: O. Hans Iwenofu, MD

Presented by: Sehrish Javaid, BDS, MS, PhD

Prepared by: Sehrish Javaid, BDS, MS, PhD

Organ:Tongue

HISTORY:

A 57 year old male presented to the head and neck surgical oncology clinic with a lesion on left ventral tongue. The lesion was first noted by his dentist. The lesion presented as a 8 mm firm nodule on ventral surface of the tongue. Patient denied pain in the lesion, dysphagia, voice change or weight loss. An excisional biopsy was performed.

GROSS:

What is the most likely diagnosis?

  1. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma
  2. Secretory carcinoma
  3. Adenoid cystic carcinoma
  4. Acinic cell carcinoma
Secretory carcinoma