Oral cavity
Squamous cell carcinoma
Waldeyer ring


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Revised: 4 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Squamous cell carcinoma Waldeyer ring

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N Squamous cell carcinoma - Waldeyer ring. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitysccwaldeyers.html. Accessed August 19th, 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)
Case reports
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