13. Myoepithelioma and Related Lesions

  1. Mousa A. Al-Abbadi
  1. Pamela Papas1 and
  2. Momin T. Siddiqui2

Published Online: 9 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470932087.ch13

Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas

Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas

How to Cite

Papas, P. and Siddiqui, M. T. (2011) Myoepithelioma and Related Lesions, in Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas (ed M. A. Al-Abbadi), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470932087.ch13

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA

  2. 2

    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470500927

Online ISBN: 9780470932087



  • myoepithelioma and related lesions, myoepithelial cells - normal constituent cells of ductal structures in salivary glands and other organs;
  • malignant myoepithelioma, malignant counterpart of benign myoepithelioma - tumors of older adults, in parotid glands;
  • epithelial-myoepithelial (intercalated duct) carcinoma - uncommon epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma, a malignant neoplasm, with patterns of biological behavior


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Myoepithelioma

  • Malignant Myoepithelioma (Myoepithelial Carcinoma)

  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial (Intercalated Duct) Carcinoma

  • Recommended Readings