14. Polymorphous Low-Grade Carcinoma

  1. Mousa A. Al-Abbadi
  1. Jerzy Klijanienko1 and
  2. Mousa A. Al-Abbadi2

Published Online: 9 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470932087.ch14

Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas

Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas

How to Cite

Klijanienko, J. and Al-Abbadi, M. A. (2011) Polymorphous Low-Grade Carcinoma, in Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas (ed M. A. Al-Abbadi), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470932087.ch14

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

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

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470500927

Online ISBN: 9780470932087

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Keywords:

  • polymorphous low-grade carcinoma - low-grade carcinoma, from minor salivary glands, particularly from palate;
  • hyaline globules, and differential diagnosis - with adenoid cystic carcinoma, pleomorphic adenoma and epi-myoepithelial carcinoma;
  • surgical removal, only therapeutic modality - prognosis excellent and distant metastasis exceptional

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Features

  • Cytological Features and Histological Correlates

  • The Major Cytological Differential Diagnosis and Clues to Make the Distinction

  • Treatment of Choice and Prognosis

  • Recommended Readings