Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the right main bronchus showing squamous differentiation and mimicking mucoepidermoid carcinoma: a case report.

@article{Tajima2015AdenoidCC,
  title={Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the right main bronchus showing squamous differentiation and mimicking mucoepidermoid carcinoma: a case report.},
  author={Shogo Tajima and Kenji Koda},
  journal={International journal of clinical and experimental pathology},
  year={2015},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={5830-6}
}
Complete dissection of tracheobronchial adenoid cystic carcinoma (TACC) by surgery alone is sometimes difficult and has a greater propensity than tracheobronchial mucoepidermoid carcinoma (TMEC) for its surgical margin to become positive. In addition, TACC is more likely to present distant metastases than TMEC. Considering these facts, TACC and TMEC should be differentiated based on histopathological examination of biopsy specimens. Herein, we present a case of 54-year-old woman with a tumor in… CONTINUE READING