Salivary gland type cancer of the breast

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Synonyms: Salivary gland type carcinoma of the breast

Salivary gland type cancer of the breast describes a group of uncommon neoplasms usually seen in the salivary glands but occurring in the breast with a variable clinicopathologic spectrum and divided into those with myoepithelial differentiation and those without. This group includes mammary adenoid cystic carcinoma adenoid cystic carcinoma (see this term) mucoepidermoid carcinoma acinic cell carcinoma polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma and oncocytic carcinoma.

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