Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland - A case report

Kwang Il Kim, Hwa Eun Oh, Jung Seok Mun, Chul Hwan Kim, Jong Sang Choi

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland is a very rare disease entity as the malignant counterpart of basal cell adenoma. On the basis of morphologic pattern, basal cell adenoma can be divided into four subtypes; trabecular, solid, tubular, and dermal analogue (membranous). We report a case of basal cell adenocarcinoma in the left parotid gland of a 33-year-old woman. Light microscopically, the tumor cells were composed of relatively uniform, monotonous basaloid cells. The tumor cell nests commonly had peripheral palisadings. The main growth pattern of the tumor cells was tubulotrabecular. However, other portions were similar to dermal analogue monomorphic adenoma and showed cribriform patterns reminiscent of adenoid cystic carcinoma. The tumor had frequent perineural invasions and an infiltrative margin. On immunohistochemistry, only scattered numbers of tumor cells showed irregular positive reaction for S-100 protein, suggesting a few myoepithelial cell components of the tumor compared with most tumor cells derived from epithelial cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)461-464
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Korean Medical Science
Volume12
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Dec 1

Fingerprint

Salivary Glands
Adenocarcinoma
Neoplasms
Adenoma
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
Skin
S100 Proteins
Parotid Gland
Cellular Structures
Rare Diseases
Cell Count
Epithelial Cells
Immunohistochemistry
Light
Growth

Keywords

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Salivary gland neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Kim, K. I., Oh, H. E., Mun, J. S., Kim, C. H., & Choi, J. S. (1997). Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland - A case report. Journal of Korean Medical Science, 12(5), 461-464.

Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland - A case report. / Kim, Kwang Il; Oh, Hwa Eun; Mun, Jung Seok; Kim, Chul Hwan; Choi, Jong Sang.

In: Journal of Korean Medical Science, Vol. 12, No. 5, 01.12.1997, p. 461-464.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kim, KI, Oh, HE, Mun, JS, Kim, CH & Choi, JS 1997, 'Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland - A case report', Journal of Korean Medical Science, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 461-464.
Kim, Kwang Il ; Oh, Hwa Eun ; Mun, Jung Seok ; Kim, Chul Hwan ; Choi, Jong Sang. / Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland - A case report. In: Journal of Korean Medical Science. 1997 ; Vol. 12, No. 5. pp. 461-464.
@article{1ce747308a354144a2199393f951394a,
title = "Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland - A case report",
abstract = "Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland is a very rare disease entity as the malignant counterpart of basal cell adenoma. On the basis of morphologic pattern, basal cell adenoma can be divided into four subtypes; trabecular, solid, tubular, and dermal analogue (membranous). We report a case of basal cell adenocarcinoma in the left parotid gland of a 33-year-old woman. Light microscopically, the tumor cells were composed of relatively uniform, monotonous basaloid cells. The tumor cell nests commonly had peripheral palisadings. The main growth pattern of the tumor cells was tubulotrabecular. However, other portions were similar to dermal analogue monomorphic adenoma and showed cribriform patterns reminiscent of adenoid cystic carcinoma. The tumor had frequent perineural invasions and an infiltrative margin. On immunohistochemistry, only scattered numbers of tumor cells showed irregular positive reaction for S-100 protein, suggesting a few myoepithelial cell components of the tumor compared with most tumor cells derived from epithelial cells.",
keywords = "Adenocarcinoma, Immunohistochemistry, Salivary gland neoplasms",
author = "Kim, {Kwang Il} and Oh, {Hwa Eun} and Mun, {Jung Seok} and Kim, {Chul Hwan} and Choi, {Jong Sang}",
year = "1997",
month = "12",
day = "1",
language = "English",
volume = "12",
pages = "461--464",
journal = "Journal of Korean Medical Science",
issn = "1011-8934",
publisher = "Korean Academy of Medical Science",
number = "5",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland - A case report

AU - Kim, Kwang Il

AU - Oh, Hwa Eun

AU - Mun, Jung Seok

AU - Kim, Chul Hwan

AU - Choi, Jong Sang

PY - 1997/12/1

Y1 - 1997/12/1

N2 - Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland is a very rare disease entity as the malignant counterpart of basal cell adenoma. On the basis of morphologic pattern, basal cell adenoma can be divided into four subtypes; trabecular, solid, tubular, and dermal analogue (membranous). We report a case of basal cell adenocarcinoma in the left parotid gland of a 33-year-old woman. Light microscopically, the tumor cells were composed of relatively uniform, monotonous basaloid cells. The tumor cell nests commonly had peripheral palisadings. The main growth pattern of the tumor cells was tubulotrabecular. However, other portions were similar to dermal analogue monomorphic adenoma and showed cribriform patterns reminiscent of adenoid cystic carcinoma. The tumor had frequent perineural invasions and an infiltrative margin. On immunohistochemistry, only scattered numbers of tumor cells showed irregular positive reaction for S-100 protein, suggesting a few myoepithelial cell components of the tumor compared with most tumor cells derived from epithelial cells.

AB - Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland is a very rare disease entity as the malignant counterpart of basal cell adenoma. On the basis of morphologic pattern, basal cell adenoma can be divided into four subtypes; trabecular, solid, tubular, and dermal analogue (membranous). We report a case of basal cell adenocarcinoma in the left parotid gland of a 33-year-old woman. Light microscopically, the tumor cells were composed of relatively uniform, monotonous basaloid cells. The tumor cell nests commonly had peripheral palisadings. The main growth pattern of the tumor cells was tubulotrabecular. However, other portions were similar to dermal analogue monomorphic adenoma and showed cribriform patterns reminiscent of adenoid cystic carcinoma. The tumor had frequent perineural invasions and an infiltrative margin. On immunohistochemistry, only scattered numbers of tumor cells showed irregular positive reaction for S-100 protein, suggesting a few myoepithelial cell components of the tumor compared with most tumor cells derived from epithelial cells.

KW - Adenocarcinoma

KW - Immunohistochemistry

KW - Salivary gland neoplasms

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0031241680&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0031241680&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

C2 - 9364307

AN - SCOPUS:0031241680

VL - 12

SP - 461

EP - 464

JO - Journal of Korean Medical Science

JF - Journal of Korean Medical Science

SN - 1011-8934

IS - 5

ER -