Salivary glands
Primary salivary gland neoplasms - malignant
Oncocytic carcinoma

Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Revised: 30 April 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Oncocytic carcinoma salivary

Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D.
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Cite this page: Handra-Luca A. Oncocytic carcinoma. website. Accessed October 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Malignant counterpart of oncocytoma
  • Also called malignant oncocytoma, oxyphilic carcinoma
Clinical features
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Adenocarcinoma type architecture, malignant appearing oncocytic cells with infiltrative growth, mucus production, perineural invasion
  • Atypia, mitotic figures
  • May occur in pleomorphic adenoma
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Oncocytic carcinoma ex pleomorphic carcinoma

Various images

Positive stains
Differential diagnosis
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