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Warthin-Tumor mit Karzinom

Baumhoer, D. and Pfaltz, M. and Seydoux, J. and Jundt, G.. (2009) Warthin-Tumor mit Karzinom. Der Pathologe : Pathologie und Klinik : Organ von: Internationale Akademie für Pathologie Deutsche Abteilung e.V. ... [et al.], Vol. 30. pp. 457-460.

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Abstract

We present the unusual case of a cytologically diagnosed Warthin tumor (WT) of long standing with sudden enlargement und subsequent resection. Histologically, the diagnosis of WT was confirmed, but the tumor additionally showed diffuse infiltrates of an adenocarcinoma undergoing unrestrained growth. Warthin tumor with malignant transformation was suspected and radiological staging examinations were conducted. PET scans detected a metastasizing carcinoma of the breast, morphologically identical to the WT infiltrates. Care should always be taken when the diagnosis of malignant WT is made to exclude metastatic disease.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Querschnittsfächer (Klinik) > Pathologie USB
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Querschnittsfächer (Klinik) > Pathologie USB
UniBasel Contributors:Jundt, Gernot
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
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Publisher:Springer
ISSN:0172-8113
Note:Note: Englischer Titel: Warthin tumor with carcinoma: malignant transformation or metastasis? -- Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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