Carcinoma Mucoepidermoide de Glândulas. Salivares Menores. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of Minor Salivary Glands. Paulo Tinoco*, José Carlos Oliveira. Carcinoma mucoepidermoide de glándulas salivales en Brasil: relación clinicopatológica. Article (PDF Available) in Revista cubana de estomatología 49( 1). Pages CARTA CIENTÍFICO-CLÍNICA. DOI: / Carcinoma mucoepidermoide de labio. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Lip.

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We suppose that reasons for this contradictory results are associated with the immunohistochemistry technique, in special with the carcinooma antibody employed and with the subjective interpretation and semiquantitative nature of the results. MEC than that from intercalated duct. R; Dempsey, R Micoepidermoide. Even though low-grade tumors did not develop metastases and high-grade tumors showed lower DFS rates after five years, no significant difference was found for the grading system or any of the evaluated prognostic factors.

This overexpression may be due to the process envolving histogenesis and celular differentiation. Postoperative recurrence of the submandibular tumor.

Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Thyroid. Through a long follow-up period in present study was highlight the relevance of primary anatomical site, tumor size and metastasis as useful prognostic factors that may affect survival in patients with a primary diagnosis of head and neck mucoepidermoid carcinomas.

Carcinoma mucoepidermoide de glándulas salivales en Brasil: relación clinicopatológica

Histopathologic image of mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the major salivary gland. Studies on intra-oral MEC have shown similar results with a higher percentage of low grade tumors Kokemueller et al. For this study only the intraoral MEC surgically treated with adequate material for microscopic and immunohistochemical analysis corresponding to 29 cases were analyzed. However, as the MEC is the most common malignant tumor of salivary glands in young people this observation is in accordance with the literature as also the female predilection Auclair et al.


From oral biopsies submitted during period between and ,40 0. A possible association with papillomavirus has been reported. In the year has been indexed mucoepidermoive the Medlinedatabase, and has become a vehicle for expressing the most current Spanish medicine and modern.

Carcinoma mucoepidermoide – Wikipedia

T2 weighted showing a hyperintense signal in the right mastoid cells. There is invasion into the right orbital cavity with extraconal fat infiltration; however, the inferior rectus muscle remains intact. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of intraoral salivary glands. The follow-up period in this study ranged from 6 to months.

Mucicarmine staining is one stain used by pathologist for detection. Although the significance of this cytoplasmic staining remains unknown, Cheng et al.

The 5 and year carcinomaa survival rates were both carcinoam Discrepancies were solved by consensus. After comparing the morphological features of MEC umcoepidermoide other chronic inflammatory non-neoplastic lesions of the salivary glands it was theorized that these cells originated in the ductal system Foschini et al. Histopathologic grading of salivary gland neoplasms. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of minor salivary glands: Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma MEC is the most common malignancy of salivary gland tumors, occurring most frequently in the major salivary glands, predominantly the parotid gland Giger et al.


Surgery and radiotherapy is recommended for high-grade MEC. The disease-free interval for recurrences and metastases ranged from 22 to months and 22 to months, respectively. Case of the Week This antibody although less sensitive than the polyclonal antibody used in other reports Lopes et al. November Pages Immunohistochemistry studies of Vimentin and p63 were both positive Figs. Data concerning survival recurrence and metastasis were evaluated.

All positive cases also expressed cytoplasmic staining.

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of minor salivary glands: This website is intended for pathologists and laboratory personnel, who understand that medical information is imperfect and must be interpreted using reasonable medical judgment. High-grade tumors are poorly differentiated, and consist predominantly of intermediate and squamous cells with polymorphism, high mitotic activity and necrosis.

The association among clinicopathological features and c-erbB-2 oncoprotein expression was evaluated in twenty-nine cases of intra-oral mucoepidermoid carcinoma MEC. Head Neck, 26 4: