myoepithelioma

myoepithelioma

 [mi″o-ep″ĭ-the″le-o´mah]
a benign tumor predominantly composed of myoepithelial cells; a pure myoepithelial neoplasm is rare.

my·o·ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(mī'ō-ep'i-thē'lē-ō'mă),
A benign tumor of myoepithelial cells.
[myo- + epithelium, + G. -ōma, tumor]

myoepithelioma

/myo·epi·the·li·o·ma/ (-ep″ĭ-thēl″e-o´mah) a tumor composed of outgrowths of myoepithelial cells from a sweat gland.

my·o·ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(mī'ō-ep'i-thē-lē-ō'mă)
A benign tumor of myoepithelial cells.
[myo- + epithelium, + G. -ōma, tumor]

myoepithelioma

a tumor composed of outgrowths of myoepithelial cells from a sweat gland.
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Myoepithelioma is an uncommon tumor of the myoepithelial cells that is considered to represent a distinct category of tumor by the World Health Organization.
2,3,6) These areas, if pronounced, may lead to a differential diagnosis of myoepithelioma.
The differential diagnosis as described in the literature includes fibroadenoma, malignant myoepithelioma, spindlecell carcinoma, aggressive fibromatosis, and various other myofibroblastic lesions (Table 1).
Bedard, a married mother of three young children who moved to Hubbardston 10 years ago, has been undergoing chemotherapy at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston for a malignant myoepithelioma, an extremely rare form of cancer.
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A number of breast tumors manifest true myoepithelial differentiation, including adenomyoepithelioma and myoepithelioma, as well as the salivary glandlike tumors such as adenoid cystic carcinoma.
But, things got more complicated earlier this summer, when Bedard was diagnosed with malignant myoepithelioma, an extremely rare form of cancer.
Benign myoepithelioma of the lung: A case report and review of the literature.
6%) of leiomyoma, desmoplastic fibroma (figure 3), osteoma, and myoepithelioma.
A myoepithelioma neoplasm is almost entirely composed of .
At the cellular end of the spectrum, the distinction between a cellular PA, basal cell adenoma, or myoepithelioma can be somewhat arbitrary and subjective.
We report a case of parotid gland myoepithelioma composed predominantly of spindle cells with focal capsular invasion.