Salivary glands
Miscellaneous
Features to report


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Revised: 25 March 2019

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Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D.
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Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Handra-Luca A Features to report. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/salivaryglandsfeatures.html. Accessed August 20th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Tumor histologic type and pattern
  • Anatomic site of origin / location, side
  • Tumor size
  • Tumor histologic grade (for mucoepidermoid carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, NOS, malignant mixed tumor, adenoid cystic carcinoma)
  • Tumor extension (intra or extraglandular), to adjacent structures
  • Status of resection margins
  • Vascular invasion
  • Perineural invasion
  • Lymph nodes: for each level, number obtained, number involved by tumor, size of largest nodal metastases, presence of extracapsular spread, side, if appropriate - major nerve (e.g. facial) or vessel (e.g. jugular vein), bone, skin involvement

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