Salivary glands
Epithelial / myoepithelial tumors
Clear cell tumors

Author: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 14 March 2018, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Clear cell[TI] tumors salivary[TI]

Cite this page: Handra-Luca, A. Clear cell tumors. website. Accessed October 15th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • 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