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

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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