pink cell tumour

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pink cell tumour

A term of art for a tumour composed of sheets of large cells with pale eosinophilic cytoplasm.

DiffDx, pink cell tumours
Melanoma, pleomorphic large cell lymphoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, metastatic carcinoma, adrenal cortical carcinoma, renal cell carcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, Hürthle cell tumour, oncocytic tumours.

DiffDx, pink cell tumours of testis
• Primary—Leydig cell tumour, hepatoid yolk sac tumour.
• Metastatic—Adrenal gland carcinoma, melanoma.