Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Breast Found during Rx of Ly
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Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is the most common histological type of both major and minor salivary gland neoplasms. Approximately half of these tumors occur in the major salivary glands and the other half occur in the minor salivary glands. The ratio of men to women diagnosed with MEC is three to two. MEC also arises in the pancreas , lacrimal gland , skin adnexa , bile duct , intestinal mucosa , and breast . MEC in the breast represents an unusual variant of breast cancer that accounts for about 0.3% of breast carcinomas. Predicting prognosis of MEC is difficult as it shows a wide range of low to high grade. Here we report a case of MEC of the breast diagnosed by pathological assessment of the lesion....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5216231/
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