Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of the lacrimal gland: A rare case

Geetika Singh, Mehar Chand Sharma, Shipra Agarwal, G. Lakshmi Prasad, Shashwat Mishra, Man Mohan Singh, Ajay Garg, Vaishali Suri, Chitra Sarkar

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Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma is a rare tumor of the salivary gland constituting only 1% of all tumors. It is a low-grade malignancy characterized by a classical biphasic morphology and immunophenotype. In the lacrimal gland, it is extremely rare with only 3 cases reported in the English medical literature. We describe the fourth case of epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma, the first case in a female patient, and review the available literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)292-297
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Diagnostic Pathology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-08-2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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