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mucinous differentiation

Sunday 17 February 2019

mucinous metaplasia

Examples

- acral acrospiroma with mucinous differentiation

  • Mutinous differentiation in sweat gland tumors / eccrine tumors , is defined by the presence of goblet cells and/or intracellular mucicarmine positivity.
  • It is common and does not indicate aggressive behavior.
  • Mucinous differentiation in benign sweat gland tumors should not be confused with more aggressive mucoepidermoid carcinomas of salivary gland origin or adenosquamous carcinoma.

References

- Mucinous differentiation in adnexal sweat gland tumors. 1996