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Clear cell change in mucocele: an unusual histological variant

Camilo Andrés Pérez Montiel, Gabriel Jaime Varela Aguirre

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Oral mucocele (OM) with clear cell change is a rare histological variant that can generate diagnostic difficulties and must be differentiated from benign, malignant and metastatic neoplasms that have this histological pattern. We present the case of a 27-year-old woman with OM with clear cell change in which the complete medical history, histopathological evaluation and immunohistochemical studies led to a correct diagnosis.


Mucocele; Otorhinolaryngologic Neoplasms; Immunohistochemistry


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