Mediastinum
Thymic carcinoma
Squamous cell thymic carcinoma, nonkeratinizing



Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Revised: 14 February 2019

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Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Squamous cell thymic carcinoma, nonkeratinizing. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/mediastinumsccnonkerat.html. Accessed September 22nd, 2019.
Prognostic factors
  • Almost always fatal
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Angular nests of malignant squamous cells in desmoplastic stroma
  • No intercellular bridges, no eosinophilic cytoplasm, no keratin pearls
  • No internal fibrous septae
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Clear cut features of malignancy; usually lack immature T lymphocytes

Differential diagnosis
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