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Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: clinicopathological features and differential diagnosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8546432     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma is a recently recognized variant of squamous cell carcinoma. The lesion is histologically distinctive and manifests a predilection for the supraglottis, pyriform sinus, and tongue base. The immunohistochemical profile is discussed. The differential diagnoses include adenoid cystic carcinoma, small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma, basal cell adenocarcinoma, adenosquamous carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, spindle cell squamous carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, and adenoid squamous cell carcinoma. Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma is a biologically high-grade tumor with a propensity for nodal as well as systemic metastases. It is a morphologic and phenotypic entity with a separate prognostic significance.
Authors:
L Barnes; A Ferlito; G Altavilla; C MacMillan; A Rinaldo; C Doglioni
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology     Volume:  105     ISSN:  0003-4894     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol.     Publication Date:  1996 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-02-09     Completed Date:  1996-02-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0407300     Medline TA:  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  75-82     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Head and Neck Pathology, Presbyterian-University Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic / diagnosis
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / diagnosis,  pathology*
Carcinoma, Transitional Cell / diagnosis,  pathology*
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Head and Neck Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology*
Humans
Immunohistochemistry
Male
Middle Aged

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