5. Pleomorphic Adenoma

  1. Mousa A. Al-Abbadi
  1. Jining Feng1 and
  2. Mousa A. Al-Abbadi2

Published Online: 9 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470932087.ch5

Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas

Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas

How to Cite

Feng, J. and Al-Abbadi, M. A. (2011) Pleomorphic Adenoma, in Salivary Gland Cytology: A Color Atlas (ed M. A. Al-Abbadi), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470932087.ch5

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA

  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:

  • pleomorphic adenoma, known as mixed tumor - benign tumor of a variable mixture of benign epithelial and myoepithelial cells;
  • histological sections of PA, key features - well circumscribed with a capsule, bland cellular and nuclear features, and rarity of mitosis;
  • cytologic differential diagnosis - richly cellular aspirates with scant matrix material, precluding a definitive diagnosis of PA

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Features

  • Cytologic Features and Histologic Correlates

  • Cytologic Differential Diagnosis

  • Treatment and Prognosis

  • Recommended Readings