Cite this page: Pernick, N. Squamous cell carcinoma - Waldeyer ring. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitysccwaldeyers.html. Accessed January 24th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Usually nonkeratinizing squamous cell carcinomas
- Cervical lymph node metastases are often cystic and filled with necrotic tumor cells or clear fluid
- Some of these tumors may arise from basaloid squamous cell carcinomas of large excretory ducts of submucosal minor salivary glands (Hum Pathol 2000;31:1096)
- 46 year old man with 3 simultaneous primary malignancies of Waldeyer ring (Head Neck 2010;32:1118)