• Joaquín J. García


Oncocytoma is the benign counterpart of oncocytic carcinoma. Oncocytoma affects predominantly adults and presents at a mean age of approximately 65 years. Women and men are involved with similar frequency. The majority of cases involve the parotid gland, presenting as single or multiple masses. Oncocytoma may be well-circumscribed or multinodular, comprised almost exclusively of one cell type (oncocyte), and exhibit a variety of architectural patterns (nests, trabeculae, sheets, and duct-like configurations) (Figs. 20.1, 20.2, 20.3, 20.4, 20.5, 20.6, 20.7, 20.8, 20.9, 20.11, 20.12, 20.13, 20.14, 20.15, 20.16, 20.17, 20.18, 20.19, 20.20, 20.21, 20.22, 20.23, 20.24, 20.25 and 20.26).


Oncocytic adenoma Oxyphilic adenoma 

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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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