publication . Article . 2012

Pseudovascular adenoid squamous cell carcinoma of oral cavity: A mimicker of angiosarcoma

K Vidyavathi; ML Harendra Kumar; CSBR Prasad; RP Deo;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology : JOMFP, volume 16, issue 2, pages 288-290 (issn: 0973-029X, eissn: 1998-393X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
Abstract
Pseudovascular adenoid squamous cell carcinoma (PASCC) is an uncommon histological variant of squamous cell carcinoma that can mimic vascular neoplasms, particularly angiosarcoma, in its morphologic characteristics. PASCC has been reported in the head and neck, as well as in the other organs such as the breast, lungs, urinary bladder, vulva, and uterine cervix. Only two cases of PASCC arising from the upper aerodigestive tract have been reported so far. We report a case of PASCC of oral cavity in a 40-year-old man, which mimicked an angiosarcoma initially. Immunohistochemical analysis led to a conclusive diagnosis of PASCC.
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Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: Case Report, Angiosarcoma, pseudo vascular, adenoid squamous cell carcinomaoral cavity, Pathology and Forensic Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Medicine, business.industry, business, Carcinoma, medicine.disease, Vulva, medicine.anatomical_structure, Pathology, medicine.medical_specialty, Vascular Neoplasm, Aerodigestive Tract, Urinary bladder, Oral cavity, Immunohistochemistry

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publication . Article . 2012

Pseudovascular adenoid squamous cell carcinoma of oral cavity: A mimicker of angiosarcoma

K Vidyavathi; ML Harendra Kumar; CSBR Prasad; RP Deo;