Canalicular Adenoma

  • Joaquín J. García


Canalicular adenoma affects primarily adults and presents at a mean age of approximately 60 years. Women are involved less than men. The majority of cases involve the upper lip, presenting as single or multiple masses. Canalicular adenoma may be well-circumscribed or lobulated, comprised of a single cell type (ductal), and exhibit a variety of architectural patterns (linear, branching, and anastomosing) (Figs. 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, 10.13, 10.14, 10.15, 10.16, 10.17 and 10.18).


Basal cell adenoma canalicular type Ductal adenoma Striated duct adenoma Monomorphic adenoma canalicular type Adenomatosis of minor salivary glands 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joaquín J. García
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  1. 1.Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine & PathologyMayo Clinic RochesterRochesterUSA

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