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Lung tumor

Other Carcinoma

Sebaceous carcinoma

Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 23 January 2013, last major update September 2012
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See also Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors chapter

Case reports

● 78 year old man with slow growing, endobronchial tumor (Am J Surg Pathol 2002;26:795)

Micro description

● Sebaceous differentiation with lobulated and infolded architecture, light and dark zones composed of basaloid cells with sharp cytoplasmic borders, vesicular nuclei and cytoplasm varying from scant to abundant with small vesicles

Positive stains

● Oil red O (lipid)

Negative stains

● PAS-diastase, mucicarmine

Differential diagnosis

● Metastatic tumor from head and neck
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma with sebaceous differentiation

End of Lung tumor > Other carcinoma > Sebaceous carcinoma

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