Surgery – MCQ 85 – Perineural invasion in head and neck cancer

In which one of the following head and neck cancer, perineural invasion is most commonly seen?
A. Adenocarcinoma
B. Adenoid cystic carcinoma
C. Basal Cell Adenoma
D. Squamous cell carcinoma

Correct answer : B. Adenoid cystic carcinoma

Perineural invasion is characteristically seen in adenoid cystic carcinoma. It is the most common malignant tumour of submandibular salivary glands.

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