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Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma

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Adenoid cystic carcinoma Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the left hard and soft palate. The lesion is poorly circumscribed. It is fixed to both superficial and deep structures.
AdCysCAMicroMedHSDM.jpg In this view we can appreciate the ductal spaces with their pink product contrasting with the paler material in the others.
ductal spaces In this view we can appreciate the ductal spaces with their pink product contrasting with the paler material in the others.
AdCysCAMicroHi.jpg At Hi Mag, the duct lining cells are visible in small clusters with pink cytoplasm. The stellate cells surrounding the ducts and the larger round spaces are myoepithelial variants.