mucoepidermoid carcinoma


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mu·co·ep·i·der·moid car·ci·no·ma

most commonly a salivary gland carcinoma of low grade malignancy composed of mucous, epidermoid, and intermediate cells, with mucous cells abundant only in low-grade carcinoma; recurrence is frequent, and high-grade carcinomas metastasize to cervical nodes.

mucoepidermoid carcinoma

[myo̅o̅′kō·ep′idur′moid]
Etymology: L, mucus + Gk, epi, above, derma, skin, eidos, form
a malignant neoplasm of glandular tissues, especially the ducts of the salivary glands. The tumor contains mucinous and epidermoid squamous cells.
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The alveolar epithelial differentiation of glandular inner lining cells in a mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the lung: A case report.
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Axial (A) and sagittal (B) contrast-enhanced CT images in the soft-tissue windows and coronal CT image in the bone window (C) obtained approximately 5 years after treatment for mucoepidermoid carcinoma show the avidly enhancing tumefactive fibroinflammatory lesion (arrows) within the nasal cavity, where there are postoperative findings related to palatectomy and partial septectomy.
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Out of 12 malignant tumors mucoepidermoid carcinoma was in 5(6.
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Objective: To determine the expression of Ki-67 protein in mucoepidermoid carcinoma and to see the relationship with its histological grades.