Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Microscopic (histologic) description | Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Pernick N. Papillary squamous cell carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitypapillarycarcinoma.html. Accessed June 16th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Rare; precursor lesion unknown
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Malignant exophytic squamous proliferation with fibrovascular growth pattern of papilloma but marked cytologic atypia, irregular cords of invasion into stroma at base
- Cells may resemble dysplastic basal and parabasal type cells or dysplastic squamous epithelium; variable keratosis