Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic


Adenocystic Carcinoma

Adenocystic Carcinomas

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma

Adenoid Cystic Carcinomas

Carcinoma, Adenocystic

Carcinomas, Adenocystic

Carcinomas, Adenoid Cystic



Cystic Carcinoma, Adenoid

Cystic Carcinomas, Adenoid

Carcinoma characterized by bands or cylinders of hyalinized or mucinous stroma separating or surrounded by nests or cords of small epithelial cells. When the cylinders occur within masses of epithelial cells, they give the tissue a perforated, sievelike, or cribriform appearance. Such tumors occur in the mammary glands, the mucous glands of the upper and lower respiratory tract, and the salivary glands. They are malignant but slow-growing, and tend to spread locally via the nerves. (Dorland, 27th ed)