Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Kauzman2011HyalinizingCC,
  title={Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Adel Kauzman and J Tabet and Tudor-Ioan Stiharu},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2011},
  volume={112 1},
  pages={e26-34}
}
Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma (HCCC) is a low-grade malignancy with infiltrative growth pattern. It affects mainly the minor salivary glands of adult women. The most frequent locations of this tumor are the palate and tongue. HCCC shows a poorly circumscribed, infiltrative, and essentially monomorphic population of clear cells with few mitoses and almost no nuclear or cellular pleomorphism. These cells form trabeculae, cords, islands, and/or nests, circumscribed by variable amounts of… CONTINUE READING