Oral cavity & oropharynx
Squamous cell carcinoma: variants
Acantholytic / pseudoglandular squamous cell carcinoma



Topic Completed: 1 November 2013

Revised: 22 May 2019

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PubMed Search: Pseudoglandular squamous cell carcinoma OR "adenoid carcinoma" oral


Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Acantholytic / pseudoglandular squamous cell carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitypseudoglandularscc.html. Accessed June 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Also called adenoid carcinoma (not adenoid cystic)
  • Usually in lip, associated with actinic radiation
  • Morphology may be due to acantholysis
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