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Cutaneous metastasis from a myoepithelial carcinoma of submandibular salivary gland.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diagnostic cytopathology
Publication Date
Volume
43
Issue
1
Pages
53–56
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/dc.23122
PMID: 24610796
Source
Medline
Keywords
  • Fnac
  • Cutaneous
  • Cytology
  • Myoepithelial Carcinoma

Abstract

Myoepithelial carcinoma is a rare malignant tumor of salivary gland with locally aggressive nature and potential for distant metastasis. It is composed of tumor cells with myoepithelial differentiation showing varied cytomorphology. Lungs and kidneys are the commonest sites for distant metastasis. Cutaneous metastasis of myoepithelial carcinoma is very rare. In this report, we described cutaneous metastasis of myoepithelial carcinoma arising from submandibular gland.

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