Adenoid cystic carcinoma

Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) are a rare histological subtype of adenocarcinoma.

Pathology

ACCs are generally considered low grade 4. The tumors have notable tendency for perineural spread.

Location

They have wide distribution and mainly occur in relation to the airways, lacrimal glands and breast. Reported locations include:

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rID: 11141
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC)
  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) : general

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    Case 1: of left lacrimal gland
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    Case 2: of nasopharynx
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    Case 3: of paranasal sinuses
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    Case 4: of hard palate
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    Case 5: adenocystic carcinoma of the trachea
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