10. Basaloid Salivary Gland Tumor

  1. Mousa A. Al-Abbadi
  1. Jerzy Klijanienko1 and
  2. Isam A. Eltoum2

Published Online: 9 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470932087.ch10

Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas

Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas

How to Cite

Klijanienko, J. and Eltoum, I. A. (2011) Basaloid Salivary Gland Tumor, in Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas (ed M. A. Al-Abbadi), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470932087.ch10

Editor Information

  1. James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee 37684, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut Curie, Paris – France

  2. 2

    University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470500927

Online ISBN: 9780470932087



  • basaloid salivary gland tumors, uncommon group of neoplasms - morphologically similar, but clinically distinct;
  • basal cell adenocarcinoma - malignant counterpart of basal cell adenoma;
  • cytologic examination, solid variant of adenoid cystic carcinoma - cellular smears, containing epithelial cell groups and stromal fragments


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basal Cell Adenoma

  • Basal Cell Adenocarcinoma

  • Solid Variant of Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma

  • Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumor (Small Cell Carcinoma)

  • Other Possible, Much Less Common Differential Diagnoses of Basaloid Tumors

  • Recommended Readings