Mediastinum
Thymic carcinoma
Squamous cell thymic carcinoma, nonkeratinizing

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 19 June 2018, last major update December 2012

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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 July 19th, 2018.
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