Squamous cell thymic carcinoma, nonkeratinizing
Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 3 March 2013, last major update December 2012
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- Angular nests of malignant squamous cells in desmoplastic stroma
- No intercellular bridges, no eosinophilic cytoplasm, no keratin pearls
- No internal fibrous septae
Clear-cut features of malignancy; usually lack immature T lymphocytes
End of Mediastinum > Thymic carcinoma > Squamous cell thymic carcinoma, nonkeratinizing
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