Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_371»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_371»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
Read the abstract of the medical case
adenocarcinoma of the tongue: a case report
adenocarcinoma is a distinct neoplasm of the salivary gland composed of luminal
and non-luminal tumor cells admixed in varying proportions. Its resemblance to
lobular carcinoma of the breast had led to its earlier nomenclature of
'terminal duct carcinoma'. Most patients present with an asymptomatic mass in
the hard palate. In rare cases, the mass can also occur in the tongue. We
report an unusual case of polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma at the base of
A 47-year-old Asian Caucasian
woman presented with a painless swelling at the right lateral border of the
tongue with an intact overlying mucosa. There were no other associated
complaints. The lesion was excised and subjected to histopathological
examination that revealed an interesting and unusual morphology of polymorphous
adenocarcinoma is a well-defined entity in the minor salivary glands. Its
occurrence in the tongue is rare with very few cases reported in the
literature. It is a malignant neoplasm with low aggressiveness and it is thus
important to identify and treat it accordingly.
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·Why is it important
·Needs to be reported
Answer the questions:
1.Is this the first report of this kind in the literature?
2.What are brief details of what the patient(s) presented with?
3.What the reader should learn from the case report?
4.What the clinical impact will be?
5.Is it an original case report of interest to a particular clinical
specialty of medicine?
6.Will it have a broader clinical impact across medicine?
7.Are any teaching points identified?
·Why abstract is the most important part for case
published in electronic databases?