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Salivary glands

Epithelial / myoepithelial tumors

Clear cell tumors

Reviewer: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 23 January 2013, last major update September 2012
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● Uncommon
● Mean age 72 years, range 30-88 years, no gender predominance
● Includes clear cell carcinoma, clear cell epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma, clear cell myoepithelial carcinoma, sebaceous carcinoma
● Also clear cell variants of acinic cell carcinoma, oncocytoma and mucoepidermoid carcinoma
● Also metastatic renal cell carcinoma or balloon cell melanoma
● Treatment: excision with negative margins (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2002;126:676)

Positive stains

● Keratin, vimentin (Acta Pathol Jpn 1988;38:445)

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