Clear cell neoplasms in salivary glands: clearly a diagnostic challenge.

  • Greg Ellis
  • Published 1998 in Annals of diagnostic pathology


Although infrequent, salivary gland tumors with a dominant population of clear staining cells present problems in differential diagnosis. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, acinic cell adenocarcinoma, "clear cell" oncocytoma, epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma, clear cell adenocarcinoma, and metastatic renal cell carcinoma are considered in the differential… (More)