mucoepidermoid

mucoepidermoid

 [mu″ko-ep″ĭ-der´moid]
composed of mucus-producing epithelial cells.
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mu·co·ep·i·der·moid

(myū'kō-ep'i-der'moyd),
Denoting a mixture of mucus-secreting and epithelial cells, as in mucoepidermoid carcinoma.
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mu·co·ep·i·der·moid

(myū'kō-ep-i-dĕr'moyd)
Denoting a mixture of mucus-secreting and epithelial cells, as in mucoepidermoid carcinoma.
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Fine needle aspiration cytology and radiograph can exclude the differential diagnosis which are haemangioma, lipoma, soft tissue abscess,oral lymphangioma, benign and malignant salivary gland neoplasms, gingival cysts and pyogenic granulomas and can also exclude mucoepidermoid CA and adenoid cystic CA on the basis of histopathology.9 The aim of present study to highlight importance of the histopathological diagnosis in these common oral pathologies so as to properly manage them.
Of the 3 cases identified as suspicious for malignancy, 1 was confirmed to be pleomorphic adenoma (PA), and the other 2 were mucoepidermoid carcinomas.
The bird was euthanized, and the mass was diagnosed as a mucoepidermoid carcinoma in histopathologic examination.
while malignant tumours include mucoepidermoid carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, and acinic cell carcinoma etc.
Adenoid cystic carcinomas, ceruminous adenocarcinomas, mucoepidermoid tumors, myoepithelial carcinomas, epidermoid carcinomas, basal cell carcinomas, and different types of sarcomas are among these.
When there is chronic infection, DC can develop into ameloblastoma or squamous cell carcinoma and mucoepidermoid carcinoma (8).
Considerations include focal presentation of Sjogren syndrome, lymphoepithelial cysts, first branchial cleft cyst, Warthin's tumor, acinic cell carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, salivary duct carcinoma, and metastatic thyroid papillary carcinoma.
[1] Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is a malignant epithelial tumor that arises from the pluripotent cells of excretory ducts of salivary gland epithelium.
Pleomorphic adenoma, low-grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma, acinic cell carcinoma, myoepithelial carcinoma low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma, oncocytic carcinoma and salivary duct carcinoma.
Kate learned in December she has mucoepidermoid carcinoma, a cancer of the glands.