Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of lung

Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of lung is a very rare type of lung carcinomas of the salivary gland type.


Diagnosis is based on the identification of myoepithelial cells, with spindle cells, clear cells, or plasmacytoid differentiation or a mixture of phenotypes, along with a variable abundance of duct-forming epithelium.

Treatment and prognosis

They are generally considered a comparatively low-grade pulmonary neoplasm 1,3.


Article information

rID: 23051
System: Oncology, Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of lungs
  • Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of the lung
  • Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of the lungs
  • Bronchial epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma
  • Bronchial epithelial-myoepithelial carcinomas
  • Epithelial-myoepithelial tumor of lung
  • Epithelial-myoepithelial tumor of lungs
  • Epithelial-myoepithelial tumour of lung
  • Epithelial-myoepithelial tumour of lungs
  • Myoepithelioma of the lung
  • Myoepithelioma of lung

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