Warthin's tumor

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Related to papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum: adenoid cystic carcinoma, Warthin's tumor

Warthin's tumor

Papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum A benign salivary gland tumor–SGT, which often affects the parotid gland; WTs represent up to10% of SGTs; ♂:♀ ratio, 5:1 Treatment Excision

Warthin's tumor

A benign tumor of the parotid gland.
Mentioned in: Salivary Gland Scan
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Warthin, "Papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum. A rare teratoid of the parotid region," Journal of Cancer Research, vol.
Which of the following statements regarding papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum (Warthin tumor) is false, based on this month's Pathology Clinic by Rizzi and Thompson?
Morphologic studies on smears and histologic sections from oncocytic tumors (45 cases of papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum and 4 cases of oncocytoma).
(5) The diagnosis requires a histologic demonstration of both lymphoreticular and epithelial components--hence the alternate term, papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum. Snyderman et al pointed out that most extraparotid Warthin's tumors--specifically, those of the oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, maxillary sinus, and lacrimal glands, but not of the cervical lymph nodes--have lacked the lymphoid component.

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