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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28523091/basal-cell-adenoma-of-retromolar-region-from-minor-salivary-gland-origin-in-a-45-year-old-female-a-case-report
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Velavan Krishnan, Karthik Shunmugavelu, Jamila Rose, Kumaravel Subramaniam
Basal cell adenoma is a rare benign salivary gland neoplasm. The most common location is in parotid region. Clinically, gradual growth and firm consistency are seen. They account for 1 to 3% among all salivary gland neoplasms. Prominent basaloid cells with cluster of isomorphic cells and interspersed trabeculae are present histopathologically. In this article, we present a rare case of basal cell adenoma of retromolar region from minor salivary gland origin.
June 2017: Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513184/cutaneous-adenoid-cystic-carcinoma-with-perineural-invasion-diagnosed-in-the-foot-a-case-report
#2
Modupe M Agunbiade, Sanaz Lalehparvar, Morteza Khaladj
Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare, slow-growing neoplasm. It is most commonly located in the salivary glands, affects people older than 55 years of age, and has a predilection for women. These lesions may recur locally but have shown low metastatic potential. We present the unique case of a 71-year-old female with a nonraised hyperpigmented lesion isolated to the right heel. Confusion surrounded the clinical presentation of this dermatologic lesion, and many physicians postulated several differential diagnoses...
May 17, 2017: Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28508996/hyalinizing-clear-cell-carcinoma-of-the-bronchus
#3
Maryam Shahi, Michelle Dolan, Paari Murugan
Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma (HCCC) is an uncommon low-grade minor salivary gland neoplasm that usually arises in the head and neck region. We report a 55-year-old man who presented with a 2.5 cm lung mass that was partially obstructing the right bronchus intermedius. The tumor consisted of cords and nests of clear and eosinophilic cells in a hyalinized stromal background. The neoplastic cells expressed cytokeratin (CK) 7, CK 5/6, high-molecular weight cytokeratin (34BE12), p63 and p40, while TTF-1, napsin A, CK20, S100, smooth muscle actin, synaptophysin and chromogranin were negative...
May 16, 2017: Head and Neck Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28507867/low-grade-cribriform-cystadenocarcinoma-a-review-of-the-literature-and-case-report
#4
Nao Wakabayashi, Hiroki Umezawa, Noriko M Matsumoto, Yoko Endo, Zenya Naito, Rei Ogawa
Low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma (LGCCC) is a rare tumor of the salivary gland that most often arises from the parotid gland. A 51-year-old man developed a small mass on the right parotid gland 5 years ago. A preoperative magnetic resonance image showed abnormal intensity, an atypical characteristic for such a tumor; therefore, the diagnosis was difficult. Thus, a superficial parotidectomy was performed as a total excisional biopsy to remove the tumor. Histopathological analyses revealed that the tumor was composed of a single cyst comprising cells containing mucosal fluid, with proliferation of large cells...
April 2017: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28501453/is-fine-needle-aspiration-a-reliable-tool-in-the-diagnosis-of-malignant-salivary-gland-tumors
#5
Francisco Ramírez-Pérez, Raúl González-García, Cristina Hernández-Vila, Florencio Monje-Gil, Luis Ruiz-Laza
PURPOSE: The purpose of the present study was to establish the reliability of fine needle aspiration (FNA) in the diagnosis of malignant salivary gland tumors in our population and to compare our results with those of other authors. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This was a retrospective study of clinical data from 172 patients, 153 parotid tumors and 19 submandibular tumors who underwent preoperative FNA between January 2004 and December 2013. Sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values of FNA for the preoperative diagnosis of malignancy were analyzed...
April 7, 2017: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28497708/salivary-gland-secretory-carcinoma-with-high-grade-transformation-cdkn2a-b-loss-distant-metastasis-and-lack-of-sustained-response-to-crizotinib
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Nicole A Cipriani, Elizabeth A Blair, Joshua Finkle, Jennifer L Kraninger, Christopher M Straus, Victoria M Villaflor, Daniel Thomas Ginat
BACKGROUND: Salivary gland secretory carcinoma is usually a low-grade neoplasm. However, high-grade transformation can occur and has important implications for clinical outcome. METHODS: A patient presented with an enlarging buccal mass. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a tumor with a biphasic appearance along the right parotid duct. Local excision and histopathologic examination confirmed the diagnosis of secretory carcinoma with high-grade transformation...
May 1, 2017: International Journal of Surgical Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496965/malt-lymphoma-of-minor-salivary-glands-in-a-sj%C3%A3-gren-s-syndrome-patient-a-case-report-and-review-of-literature
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Savvas Titsinides, Nikolaos Nikitakis, Evangelia Piperi, Alexandra Sklavounou
BACKGROUND: Sjögren's syndrome is a chronic systemic disease, characterized by lymphocytic infiltration and destruction mainly of the salivary and lacrimal glands, resulting in xerostomia and xeropthalmia. Sjögren's syndrome patients have a 44-fold excess risk for the development of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma particularly mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma, prevalently affecting the major salivary glands. In this report, a rare case of MALT lymphoma of minor salivary glands in a patient with Sjögren's syndrome is described...
January 2017: Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28492742/dna-aneuploidy-in-malignant-salivary-gland-neoplasms-is-independent-of-usp44-protein-expression
#8
Vanessa Fátima Bernardes, Edward W Odell, Ricardo Santiago Gomez, Carolina Cavalieri Gomes
Chromosomal instability, leading to aneuploidy, is one of the hallmarks of human cancers. USP44 (ubiquitin specific peptidase 44) is an important molecule that plays a regulatory role in the mitotic checkpoint and USP44 loss causes chromosome mis-segregation, aneuploidy and tumorigenesis in vivo. In this study, it was investigated the immunoexpression of USP44 in 28 malignant salivary gland neoplasms and associated the results with DNA ploidy status assessed by image cytometry. USP44 protein was widely expressed in most of the tumor samples and no clear association could be established between its expression and DNA ploidy status or tumor size...
March 2017: Brazilian Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28492094/bronchial-mucoepidermoid-carcinoma-with-the-classic-maml2-gene-rearrangement-in-a-2-year-old-boy
#9
Linda J Szymanski, Kira Molas-Torreblanca, Ramzi Bawab, Eugene Kim, Debra Don, Leo Mascarenhas, Phillip Stanley, Shengmei Zhou, Nick Shillingford
Pulmonary mucoepidermoid carcinoma (PMEC) is rare. To date, primary PMEC has not been reported in a child younger than 3 years of age. We report a case of a 2-year-old boy who presented with 3 episodes of wheezing, cough, and fever over a period of 1 month. Radiologic findings were consistent with foreign body aspiration with consequent bronchial obstruction. Bronchoscopy was performed and attempts to retrieve the foreign body resulted in a biopsy of a fleshy lesion. By histology, the lesion was an epithelial neoplasm comprising cells arranged in a nested pattern...
January 1, 2017: Pediatric and Developmental Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28484699/cytology-of-primary-salivary-gland-type-tumors-of-the-lower-respiratory-tract-report-of-15-cases-and-review-of-the-literature
#10
Chiara Saglietti, Marco Volante, Stefano La Rosa, Igor Letovanec, Marc Pusztaszeri, Gaia Gatti, Massimo Bongiovanni
Primary pulmonary salivary gland-type tumors are rare neoplasms arising from the seromucinous submucosal glands of the lower respiratory tract (LRT), the most common of which are mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) and adenoid cystic carcinoma. They are morphologically indistinguishable from their salivary gland counterpart and recognizing them is a challenge, especially on cytological specimens. We analyzed 15 cases of histologically proven primary salivary gland tumors of the LRT to identify cytomorphological features and define potential diagnostic clues that might assist cytopathologists in the preoperative diagnosis of these neoplasias...
2017: Frontiers in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28479702/inflammatory-myofibroblastic-tumor-of-mandible-a-rare-case-report-and-review-of-literature
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Rajani Korlepara, Venkateswara Rao Guttikonda, Jayakiran Madala, Sravya Taneeru
Inflammatory pseudotumor is a term given to different neoplastic and nonneoplastic entities that have a common histological appearance, which comprises spindle cell proliferation with a prominent chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is an uncommon lesion with distinctive clinical, pathological and molecular features and is considered to be pseudotumor for the past two decades due to its appearance. IMT is an intermediate soft tissue tumor which was first observed in lungs...
January 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28479686/histopathological-study-of-salivary-gland-tumors
#12
Shreedevi S Bobati, B V Patil, V D Dombale
CONTEXT: The salivary glands are the site of origin of a wide variety of neoplasms and are also relatively uncommon. The histopathology of these tumors is said to be the most complex and diverse of any organ in the body. The incidence of salivary gland tumors (SGTs) is claimed to be influenced by geographical and racial factors. Histopathological diagnosis plays a major role in the diagnosis of these neoplasms, with very few contribution using special stains, immunohistochemistry and cytogenetic studies...
January 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28472565/basal-cell-adenoma-of-palatal-glands
#13
Gayathri Ramesh, Amrita Raj, Ramesh Nagarajappa, Amit Pandey
Salivary gland neoplasms represent less than 3% of all tumors in the general population of which benign adenomas account for 65.5%. Basal cell adenoma which is classified as a subtype of monomorphic adenomas accounts for 1-2% of all salivary gland epithelial tumors, and more than 80% of them arise in the major salivary glands, mostly the parotid gland and has female predominance reporting mostly in the elderly age groups. We here report a case of basal cell adenoma of trabecular type in a male patient of age 45 years in the minor salivary glands of left posterior palatal region...
May 2017: Journal of Experimental Therapeutics & Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28471127/intraosseous-mucoepidermoid-carcinoma-of-maxilla-a-rare-entity
#14
Sharad Purohit, B S Manjunatha, Kapil Dagrus, Ashutosh Harsh
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is the malignant salivary gland neoplasm chiefly occurred in minor salivary gland. One of the rare variant of MEC is intra-osseous variant found in the jaws known as central mucoepidermoid carcinoma. Presently in this case report, we described a 28-year-old male diagnosed with central low grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma subsequently with the presence of asymptomatic swelling with a history of trauma. Clinically mimicking a cystic lesion and radiographically gives an idea of mixed radio-opaque radiolucent lesion which creates a confusion to render a final diagnosis...
July 2016: Journal of Experimental Therapeutics & Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28463429/hmga2-is-a-specific-immunohistochemical-marker-for-pleomorphic-adenoma-and-carcinoma-ex-pleomorphic-adenoma
#15
Jeffrey K Mito, Vickie Y Jo, Simion I Chiosea, Paola Dal Cin, Jeffrey F Krane
AIMS: Accurate classification of salivary gland neoplasms may be challenging due to morphologic overlap, particularly in small biopsies. Recurrent translocations involving High Mobility Group A2 (HMGA2) are present in a subset of pleomorphic adenoma (PA) and carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma (CA ex-PA). We evaluated immunohistochemical HMGA2 expression in 225 salivary gland tumors including 56 PAs, 37 CA ex-PAs and 132 potential histologic mimics to determine its diagnostic utility. METHODS AND RESULTS: HMGA2 expression was identified in 19 PAs (33...
April 30, 2017: Histopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28412212/mucoepidermoid-carcinoma-with-extensive-spindled-morphology-and-melanocytic-marker-expression
#16
Takashi Oide, Kenzo Hiroshima, Yoko Takahashi, Kazunori Fugo, Masanobu Yamatoji, Atsushi Kasamatsu, Yosuke Endo-Sakamoto, Masashi Shiiba, Katsuhiro Uzawa, Hideki Tanzawa, Toshitaka Nagao, Yukio Nakatani
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is the most common malignant neoplasm of the salivary gland. Albeit common, histological variants have rarely been noted in MEC. Here, we report a 49-year-old man with a sublingual gland tumor. Histologically, the tumor was composed of spindle cells arranged in interlacing fascicules or globular nests. A few bland small glands containing mucous cells were also scattered. The spindle tumor cells completely lacked immunoreactivity for cytokeratin, and exhibited immunoreactivity for vimentin, S-100, HMB-45, Melan A, and SOX10...
April 12, 2017: Human Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28411379/ancillary-testing-strategies-in-salivary-gland-aspiration-cytology-a-practical-pattern-based-approach
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REVIEW
Christopher C Griffith, Momin T Siddiqui, Alessandra C Schmitt
Fine needle aspiration of salivary gland tumors is a common preoperative triage as it is useful in determining which patients should undergo surgical resection and in guiding the extent of surgery in those cases deemed appropriate for resection. While a specific diagnosis can be achieved on a cytologic specimen in many cases, there is also a considerable amount of morphologic diversity that prevents such confident preoperative classification and in these cases it can be a challenge to confidently determine if a tumor is benign or malignant...
April 14, 2017: Diagnostic Cytopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28409070/a-rare-case-of-a-benign-primary-pleomorphic-adenoma-of-the-lung
#18
Venkatkiran Kanchustambham, Swetha Saladi, Setu Patolia, Sara Mahmoud Assaf, David Stoeckel
Salivary gland tumors (SGT) constitute a small proportion of primary respiratory system neoplasms. Benign SGT comprises pleomorphic adenoma and is exceedingly rare in the lungs. We hereby present a rare case of a benign primary pleomorphic adenoma of the lung. The histological pattern of the tumor was indistinguishable from the head and neck SGT counterparts and showed biphasic morphology. Malignant features were not observed and a metastatic SGT was ruled out. Although little is known about the clinical progression of these rare tumors, surgical resection and interval surveillance remains the treatment of choice...
March 2, 2017: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28390805/from-transmandibular-to-transoral-robotic-approach-for-parapharyngeal-space-tumors
#19
Francesco Chu, Marta Tagliabue, Gioacchino Giugliano, Luca Calabrese, Lorenzo Preda, Mohssen Ansarin
PURPOSE: Parapharyngeal space (PPS) tumors are rare, accounting for 0.5% of all head-and-neck masses. Surgery remains the standard treatment for most cases, including different approaches (cervical approach, parotidectomy, mandibulotomy, transoral/robotic). We report our experience in the management of PPS tumors, aiming to create a surgical algorithm on the base of tumor's radiological and clinical characteristics. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Critical retrospective analysis of patients with PPS neoplasms who underwent surgery at our Institute...
March 31, 2017: American Journal of Otolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28390395/myoepithelial-carcinoma-with-rb1-mutation-remarkable-chemosensitivity-to-carcinoma-of-unknown-origin-therapy
#20
Timothy M Hoggard, Evita Henderson-Jackson, Marilyn M Bui, Jamie Caracciolo, Jamie K Teer, Sean Yoder, Odion Binitie, Ricardo J Gonzalez, Andrew S Brohl, Damon R Reed
BACKGROUND: Myoepithelial carcinoma of soft tissue is a rare, malignant neoplasm that is morphologically and immunophenotypically similar to its counterpart in salivary gland. It demonstrates myoepithelial differentiation, possessing both epithelial and myogenic characteristics. Thought to be chemotherapy insensitive, the optimal treatment regimen of this tumor has yet to be established and only a select few cases in the literature discuss treatment efficacy in detail. CASE PRESENTATION: Here we present a case of a young adult with metastatic myoepithelial carcinoma with an initial excellent response to systemic therapy utilizing carboplatin and paclitaxel with continued complete response after 3 years...
April 8, 2017: BMC Cancer
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