Acinic cell carcinoma of salivary gland with massive deposits of globular amyloid.

@article{Drut2008AcinicCC,
  title={Acinic cell carcinoma of salivary gland with massive deposits of globular amyloid.},
  author={Ricardo Drut and Pedro Osvaldo Gim{\'e}nez},
  journal={International journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          202-7
        }
}
We present the case of a 23-year-old woman with a parotid gland tumor, the fine-needle aspiration biopsy smears of which showed epithelial cells with wide cytoplasm, isolated or arranged in micropapillary groups together with psammoma bodies. The surgical specimen contained a 5-cm tumor with the histologic features of an acinic cell carcinoma (ACC) with papillary areas. Notably, the cells of the tumor seemed to follow a sequence from large cells with rounded nuclei with open chromatin and… CONTINUE READING
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