Intraductal Carcinoma

  • Joaquín J. García


Intraductal carcinoma affects children and adults. The majority of cases involve major salivary glands, presenting as single or multiple masses. Most cases of intraductal carcinoma behave as low- to intermediate-grade malignancies. Intraductal carcinoma may be well-circumscribed or infiltrative, comprised of multiple cell types (ductal, basal), and exhibit a variety of architectural patterns (cystic and papillary) (Figs. 14.1, 14.2, 14.3, 14.4, 14.5, 14.6, 14.7, 14.8, 14.9, 14.10, 14.11, 14.12, 14.13, 14.14, 14.15, 14.16, 14.17, 14.18, 14.19, 14.20, 14.21, 14.22, 14.23, 14.24, 14.25, 14.26, 14.27, 14.28, 14.29 and 14.30).


Cribriform cystadenocarcinoma Low-grade intraductal carcinoma Low-grade salivary duct carcinoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joaquín J. García
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  1. 1.Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine & PathologyMayo Clinic RochesterRochesterUSA

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