biphasic salivary gland neoplasm

Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma

What is epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma? Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma (EMC) is a type of salivary gland cancer. The tumour is described as a biphasic salivary gland neoplasm because it is made up of two populations of cells: ductal (luminal) cells and myoepithelial (abluminal) cells. Where is epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma found in the body? The most common location for epithelial-myoepithelial …
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Biphasic salivary gland neoplasm

What is a biphasic salivary gland neoplasm? A biphasic salivary gland neoplasm is a tumour that arises in one of the salivary glands. It is called biphasic because it is made up of two distinct populations of cells: luminal cells (ductal cells) and abluminal cells (basal cells or myoepithelial cells). The luminal cells are typically …
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