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Myoepithelial Neoplasm

MedGen UID:
10235
Concept ID:
C0027070
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Myoepithelial Tumor; Myoepithelial Tumors; Myoepithelioma; Myoepitheliomas; Tumor, Myoepithelial; Tumors, Myoepithelial
SNOMED CT: Myoepithelioma (69291002); Myoepithelial tumor (69291002); Myoepithelial adenoma (69291002)
 

Definition

A benign or malignant epithelial neoplasm characterized by the presence of cells that show myoepithelial differentiation. Based on its morphologic features, it is classified as benign or malignant. A representative example of benign myoepithelioma is benign salivary gland myoepithelioma. Representative examples of malignant myoepithelioma or myoepithelial carcinoma are malignant breast myoepithelioma and salivary gland myoepithelial carcinoma. [from NCI]

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Etiology

Chen L, Ray N, He H, Hoschar A
Acta Cytol 2012;56(1):25-33. Epub 2012 Jan 4 doi: 10.1159/000333563. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22236742

Diagnosis

Sabater Marco V
J Cutan Pathol 2012 Jul;39(7):701-6. Epub 2012 May 22 doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0560.2012.01916.x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22612240
Chen L, Ray N, He H, Hoschar A
Acta Cytol 2012;56(1):25-33. Epub 2012 Jan 4 doi: 10.1159/000333563. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22236742
Meenakshi M, McCluggage WG
Hum Pathol 2009 Dec;40(12):1747-53. Epub 2009 Aug 27 doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2009.04.025. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19716162
Zhang Y, Gomez-Fernandez CR, Jorda M, Ganjei-Azar P
Diagn Cytopathol 2009 Nov;37(11):828-31. doi: 10.1002/dc.21123. PMID: 19582818
Cartagena N Jr, Cabello-Inchausti B, Willis I, Poppiti R Jr
Hum Pathol 1988 Oct;19(10):1239-43. PMID: 2844648

Therapy

Cartagena N Jr, Cabello-Inchausti B, Willis I, Poppiti R Jr
Hum Pathol 1988 Oct;19(10):1239-43. PMID: 2844648

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