Breast malignant
Carcinoma subtypes
Adenoid cystic carcinoma - solid variant


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Revised: 11 September 2019

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PubMed search: adenoid cystic [title] carcinoma WITH solid variant

Monika Roychowdhury, M.D.
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Cite this page: Roychowdhury M. Adenoid cystic carcinoma - solid variant. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/breastmalignantadenoidcysticsolid.html. Accessed September 20th, 2019.
Terminology
  • Also called basaloid type
Clinical features
Case reports
Gross description
  • Solitary mass, mean 4 cm
Gross images

Contributed by Dr. Semir Vranic
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Basaloid cells with moderate to marked nuclear atypia, often with 5+ mitotic figures / 10 HPF
Microscopic (histologic) images
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AFIP images

Solid pattern with
inconspicuous
cylindromatous
elements at arrows



Contributed by Dr. Hind Nassar, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Maryland (USA):

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p63

Actin



Contributed by Dr. Semir Vranic, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina:
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Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis
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