Home | About us | Editorial board | Ahead of print | Current issue | Archives | Search | Submit article | Instructions | Subscribe | Advertise | Contact us |  Login 
National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery
 
Print this page Email this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
Users Online: 3882
 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 195-197

Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of floor of mouth: A case report with cytological, histological and immunohistochemical correlation


Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sujata Mohanty
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110 002
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.154835

Rights and Permissions

A 61-year-old female presented with a 3-year-old swelling in the right floor of mouth. Clinical examination and fine needle aspiration cytology suggested a benign lesion. The mass was excised locally along with the involved sublingual and deep part of submandibular gland and duct. Post-operative histopathological examination revealed features of pleomorphic adenoma. However, on revision of histological sections, features were predominantly of a rare malignancy of the salivary glands, epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma (EMC), along with focal areas of adenoid cystic carcinoma (Ad CC). The tumor was p-63, s-100 and smooth muscle actin positive but C-kit was negative, which ruled out Ad CC and the possibility of a hybrid carcinoma. The aim of this article is to describe a rare case of EMC in the floor of mouth and the confusing cytological picture that it created.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1507    
    Printed47    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded250    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 3    

Recommend this journal