Malignant Mixed Tumor



Malignant Mixed Tumor


Senait W. Dyson, MD

David Cassarino, MD, PhD










MMT image arising in a longstanding benign mixed tumor image shows a large, asymmetrical, lobular, and infiltrative tumor invading from the dermis into the subcutaneous tissue.






High magnification of an epithelial area shows infiltrative cords of cells, which demonstrate marked cytologic atypia with enlarged, hyperchromatic-staining nuclei surrounding small ductal lumina image.


TERMINOLOGY


Abbreviations



  • Malignant mixed tumor (MMT)


Synonyms



  • Malignant chondroid syringoma


  • Malignant apocrine mixed tumor


Definitions



  • Rare variant of a malignant tumor derived from adnexal ductal/gland and myoepithelial cells

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Malignant Mixed Tumor
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