Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of lung

Last revised by Craig Hacking on 4 Jun 2020

Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of lung is a very rare type of lung carcinomas of the salivary gland type.


Diagnosis is based on the identification of myoepithelial cells, with spindle cells, clear cells, or plasmacytoid differentiation or a mixture of phenotypes, along with a variable abundance of duct-forming epithelium.

Treatment and prognosis

They are generally considered a comparatively low-grade pulmonary neoplasm 1,3.

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