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Synonyms for acinic

pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)

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(12,13) Some carcinoma types (such as basal cell adenocarcinoma and conventional acinic cell carcinoma) are more indolent, with locoregional recurrence but low nodal and distant metastatic rates.
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma was the most common malignant tumour constituting 8 (7.01%) cases followed by 6 (5.26%) cases of adenocarcinoma, 4 (3.50%) cases of acinic cell carcinoma and two case each of adenoid cystic carcinoma and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Acinic cell carcinoma is an indolent, low-grade malignant parotid tumor.
Acinic cell carcinoma of parotid gland: Report of three cases and literature review.
(3) malignant lesions exhibiting oncocytes which include mucoepidermoid carcinoma and acinic cell carcinoma;
Out of 78 malignant Lacrimal gland tumours, 35 (9M, 26F) were Adenoid cystic carcinoma presenting in ages 14 to 75 years (Mean Age=31y), 25 (10M, 15F) were Adenocarcinoma with age range 4 to 72 years (Mean Age=40y), 15 were Lacrimal gland lymphoma (6M, 9F) with age range of 20 to 65 years (Mean Age=49y), 2 cases (2M) were of Acinic cell carcinoma (2.
Of the 132 cases, 41 cases (31.1%) were adenoid cystic carcinoma, 26 cases (19.7%) were mucoepidermoid carcinoma, 17 (12.9%) were acinic cell carcinoma, 11 (8.3%) were squamous cell carcinoma, 10 (7.6%) were adenocarcinoma not otherwise specified, and the remaining 27 cases were various other histologic types.
In salivary gland FNAC specimens, diagnostic difficulties with FNAC are most commonly encountered for the differentiation between pleomorphic adenoma and some subtypes of adenoid cystic carcinomas, basal cell adenomas, low-grade mucoepidermoid carcinomas, and acinic cell carcinomas.
Prior to its initial description as a distinctive salivary gland neoplasm, SC was erroneously misdiagnosed as adenocarcinoma (not otherwise specified), mucoepidermoid carcinoma, and especially acinic cell carcinoma (ACCi) [2, 3].
In a group with favourable clinical prognosis there were 38 patients including histological subtypes of salivary gland tumours with low malignant potential: acinic cell carcinomas (ACCCs), mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) grades I and II, epithelial myoepithelial carcinomas (EMCs), and carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma (Ca ex PA ) "in situ" (Ca ex PA = 4 cases).
Type of malignant tumor were; mucoepidermoid carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, acinic cell carcinoma, malignant mixed tumor and large duct adenocarcinoma.
Differential diagnosis: Includes acinic cell carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, and low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma of the salivary gland.
"I was told it was a cancer called Acinic Cell Carcinoma and that without surgery to remove it, I could die within three months.
Among the 24 malignant tumors, 14 (58.3%) were adenoid cystic carcinoma, five (20.8%) were mucoepidermoid carcinoma and five (20.8%) were acinic cell carcinoma (Table 1).
Parotid gland diseases in the patients in the study (n = 320) Pathology n (%) Benign neoplasm 306 (95.6) Pleomorphic adenoma 244 (76.2) Warthin's tumour 55 (17.2) Simple cyst 5 (1.6) Monomorphic adenoma 2 (0.6) Malignant neoplasm 14 (4.3) Mucoepidermoid carcinoma 8 (2.5) Skin tumour infiltrating the gland 2 (0.6) Adenoid cystic carcinoma 1 (0.3) Acinic cell carcinoma 1 (0.3) Adenocarcinoma 1 (0.3) Carcinoma ex adenoma 1 (0.3) Table 2.