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Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) of the parotid gland

WithF.M. Farhat, M.Z.B.A. Bakar

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Parotid glands Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) are extremely uncommon. Most of the parotid SCC are metastases from the skin squamous cell carcinomas. Diagnosis of primary SCC of the parotid gland can be made by excluding the high-grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma or metastatic SCC to the parotid gland. Combined modality treatment with surgery, facial nerve sparing and adjunctive radiotherapy is the treatment recommended by most of the researchers.