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cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma

Monday 27 February 2017

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Definition : Primary cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare skin malignancy.

Primary cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma is usually positive for CK7, EMA, CEA, CD117, and S100.

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- cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma

Differential diagnosis

- basal cell carcinoma (BCC) (adenoid variant)
- cutaneous cylindroma or cutaneous spiradenoma
- metastases from salivary adenoid cystic carcinoma
- cutaneous mucinous carcinoma
- primary cutaneous cribriform apocrine carcinoma

See also

- cutaneous tumors
- adenoid cystic carcinoma

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