Oral cavity
Squamous cell carcinoma - subtypes
Pseudoglandular squamous cell carcinoma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 26 April 2018, last major update November 2013

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

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Pseudoglandular squamous cell carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitypseudoglandularscc.html. Accessed January 20th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Also called adenoid carcinoma (not adenoid cystic)
  • Usually in lip, associated with actinic radiation
  • Morphology may be due to acantholysis