Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma


This is a core biopsy of a recurrent lesion first diagnosed six years previously:

adenoid cystic carcinoma
Adenoid cystic carcinoma
Low and medium power views (x 1.25 & x 10) of core biopsy of adenoid cystic carcinoma

Clinical Features:


Pathology:

Adenoid cystic carcinoma
Adenoid cystic carcinoma.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma
Adenoid cystic carcinoma.
Two distinct types of 'hole' are present:
'A' - spaces due to stromal invagination
'B' - spaces due to true ductal differentiation - picked out by CK7 immunostaining or AB/PAS histochemistry

Differential Diagnosis


Prognosis


See also Salivary gland-like carcinoma.



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