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ac·i·nar

(as'i-năr),
Pertaining to the acinus.
Synonym(s): acinic

acinic

/acin·ic/ (ah-sin´ik) acinar.

ac·i·nar

(as'i-năr)
Pertaining to an acinus.
Synonym(s): acinic.
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Acinic cell carcinoma of the parotid gland: A 15-year review limited to a single surgeon at a single institution.
Acinic cell carcinoma of the sublingual gland accompanied by bone formation.
1%), grade 1 for both parotid acinic cell carcinoma (15.
National Cancer Data Base report on cancer of the head and neck: Acinic cell carcinoma.
of False Neoplastic Site ([dagger]) dagger]) Diagnoses by Pathologists Liver 180 37 Hepatocellular adenoma, 36 Hepatocellular carcinoma, 21 Benign neoplasm NOS, 5 Metastatic carcinoma NOS, 1 Metastatic small cell carcinoma, 1 Adenocarcinoma (primary or metastatic), 2 Pancreas 171 10 Islet cell or neuroendocrine tumor, 12 Microcystic adenoma, 1 Lympoma, 1 Adenocarcinoma, 1 Carcinoma NOS, 1 Benign neoplasm NOS, 1 Salivary 272 6 Acinic cell carcinoma, 4 gland Squamous cell carcinoma, 2 Monomorphic adenoma, 3 Adenoid cystic carcinoma, 1 Warthin tumor, 1 Benign neoplasm NOS, 5 Kidney 102 60 Renal cell carcinoma, 59 Angiomyolipoma, 1 Metastatic carcinoma NOS, 1 * FNA indicates fine-needle aspiration; NOS, not otherwise specified.
The cases chosen included 12 Warthin tumors (cystadenoma lymphomatosum papilliferum), 16 benign mixed tumors (pleomorphic adenomas), 5 adenoid cystic carcinomas, 6 acinic cell carcinomas, 8 polymorphous low-grade carcinomas, and 2 mucoepidermoid carcinomas.
Histologically, acinic cell carcinoma may present with such growth patterns as: a.
Neoplasms pose a particular challenge to the cytopathologist because of the wide spectrum of tumors, including (in order of increasing potential for malignancy) pleomorphic adenomas, adenolymphomas (Warthin's tumor), acinic cell carcinomas, adenoid-cystic carcinomas, and mucoepidermoid carcinomas.
Pathologic Diagnosis: Acinic Cell Adenocarcinoma of Accessory Right Parotid Gland