Apocrine Carcinoma (Apocrine Adenocarcinoma)

Apocrine Carcinoma (Apocrine Adenocarcinoma)

Christine J. Ko, MD

David Cassarino, MD, PhD

Low magnification of apocrine carcinoma shows a dermal mass composed of crowded, tubular, branching, thin cords and islands, many of which contain lumina image.

High-magnification view of apocrine carcinoma with perineural invasion image shows glands lined by cuboidal cells surrounding a nerve. Focal snouts and secretions of cytoplasm image are present within the lumina.



  • Cribriform apocrine carcinoma


  • Malignant tumor with apocrine differentiation

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Apocrine Carcinoma (Apocrine Adenocarcinoma)

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