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Oral cavity
Minor salivary gland tumors / lesions
Clear cell carcinoma-hyalinizing type

Author: Nella Cristina Fernandez, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 17 June 2013, last major update May 2013
Copyright: (c) 2004-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Sites
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Clinical features
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Prognostic factors
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Treatment
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Low power, base of tongue lesion

Infiltrative margins and lymphocytic infiltrate

The cells display small eccentric nuclei

The stroma can show myxoid areas

Hyalinized stroma with cords of clear cells

Some cells show eosinophilic cytoplasm


Hyalinizing stroma

Prominent cytoplasmic clearing

Cytoplasmic glycogen

Positive cytokeratin AE1/AE3

Positive stains
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Negative stains
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Electron microscopy description
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Molecular / cytogenetics description
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Differential diagnosis
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End of Oral cavity > Minor salivary gland tumors / lesions > Clear cell carcinoma-hyalinizing type


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