Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Adnexal tumors - eccrine sweat glands
Myoepithelial carcinoma

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 6 October 2016, last major update June 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Myoepithelial carcinoma [title]

Cite this page: Myoepithelial carcinoma. website. Accessed October 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Histopathology reminiscent of myoepithelioma, but severe cytologic atypia and high mitotic rate
  • Subset of cutaneous myoepithelial tumors have EWSR1 gene rearrangement (Mod Pathol 2011;24:1444)
Case reports