Adenoid cystic carcinoma is an infrequent
tumor that forms less than 1% head and neck
malignancy and 10 % of all salivary gland tumors and
the common location is the palate. Here is a rare case
report of adenoid cystic carcinoma of the palate with a
poor prognosis. The late diagnosis resulted only in
palliative treatment. Awareness of signs and symptoms
should be elaborated to all primary physicians and
among common people.
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, Perineural Invasion, Palatal Swelling.