salivary duct

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stri·at·ed duct

a type of intralobular duct found in some salivary glands that modifies the secretory product, thus converting primary saliva to secondary saliva; it derives its name from extensive infolding of the basal membrane.
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salivary duct

Any of the ducts that drain a salivary gland.
See also: duct
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Salivary duct

Tube through which saliva is carried from the salivary gland to the mouth.
Mentioned in: Dry Mouth
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Salivary duct carcinoma of the parotid gland: is adjuvant HER-2-targeted therapy required?
Low-grade salivary duct carcinoma: description of 16 cases.
Salivary duct carcinoma is a rare tumour with low incidence.
Blood tinged thick saliva oozed on left side under tongue near lingum frenulum revealed involvement of sublingual salivary duct. The fluid aspirated was reddish, thick and ropy.
Seventy percent of the patients with salivary duct carcinoma die of their disease within 3 years of diagnosis due to widespread metastases.
No DOG1 immunoreactivity was seen in salivary duct carcinomas, oncocytomas/oncocytic carcinomas, and myoepitheliomas in the biphasic tumor; 75% (18 of 24 cases) of adenoid cystic carcinomas and 53% (8 of 15 cases) of epithelial-myoepithelial carcinomas were positive, often showing a distinctive combined apical ductal and membranous/cytoplasmic myoepithelial staining profile.
Salivary duct carcinomas are similar to both intraductal and infiltrating ductal carcinomas of the breast.
On follow-up, no sign of salivary duct stricture or fistula recurrence was observed.
Microscopic examination showed malignant salivary gland neoplasm with closest resemblance to salivary duct carcinoma.
p63 (Biogenesis, Cambridge, Massachusetts) immunostaining was lost at the point of transition from oncocytic epithelium to salivary duct carcinoma (SDC) (Figure 3, E).
More than 90% of all malignant mixed tumors are CaExPAs and most are high grade, with salivary duct carcinoma; adenocarcinoma, not otherwise specified; undifferentiated carcinoma; and myoepithelial carcinoma being the most common subtypes.