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Mandible-Maxilla Central Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma
C. Grace Petrikowski, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma (CMC)
            • Synonyms

              • Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, central mucoepidermoid tumor
            • Definitions

              • Uncommon malignant epithelial tumor arising in bone, originating from odontogenic epithelium or from cyst lining
              • Histologically identical to soft tissue type, but "central" denotes origin in bone

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Consider

                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Kechagias N et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the anterior region of the mandible: report of an unusual case and review of the literature. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 19(3):309-13, 2015
                                          2. Suresh D et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the maxilla with unusual ground glass appearance and calcifications: A case report. Imaging Sci Dent. 44(2):161-4, 2014
                                          3. Sherin S et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of maxilla with radiographic appearance of mixed radiopaque-radiolucent lesion: a case report. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 40(7):463-5, 2011
                                          4. Johnson B et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma with an atypical radiographic appearance. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 106(4):e51-3, 2008
                                          5. Cohen-Kerem R et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the mandible in a child. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 68(9):1203-7, 2004
                                          6. Pires FR et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the mandible: report of four cases with long-term follow-up. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 32(4):378-82, 2003
                                          7. Simon D et al: Central Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of mandible - A case report and review of the literature. World J Surg Oncol. 1(1):1, 2003
                                          8. Holsinger FC et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the mandible: tumorigenesis within a keratocyst. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 128(6):718-20, 2002
                                          9. Inagaki M et al: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma in the mandible: findings of panoramic radiography and computed tomography. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 85(5):613-8, 1998
                                          10. Freije JE et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the mandible. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 112(3):453-6, 1995
                                          11. Gingell JC et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma. Review of the literature and report of a case associated with an apical periodontal cyst. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 57(4):436-40, 1984
                                          12. Browand BC et al: Central mucoepidermoid tumors of the jaws. Report of nine cases and review of the literature. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 40(5):631-43, 1975
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                                    • Abbreviations

                                                      • Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma (CMC)
                                                    • Synonyms

                                                      • Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, central mucoepidermoid tumor
                                                    • Definitions

                                                      • Uncommon malignant epithelial tumor arising in bone, originating from odontogenic epithelium or from cyst lining
                                                      • Histologically identical to soft tissue type, but "central" denotes origin in bone

                                                    IMAGING

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Radiographic Findings

                                                        • CT Findings

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                              • Consider

                                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Kechagias N et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the anterior region of the mandible: report of an unusual case and review of the literature. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 19(3):309-13, 2015
                                                                                  2. Suresh D et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the maxilla with unusual ground glass appearance and calcifications: A case report. Imaging Sci Dent. 44(2):161-4, 2014
                                                                                  3. Sherin S et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of maxilla with radiographic appearance of mixed radiopaque-radiolucent lesion: a case report. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 40(7):463-5, 2011
                                                                                  4. Johnson B et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma with an atypical radiographic appearance. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 106(4):e51-3, 2008
                                                                                  5. Cohen-Kerem R et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the mandible in a child. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 68(9):1203-7, 2004
                                                                                  6. Pires FR et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the mandible: report of four cases with long-term follow-up. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 32(4):378-82, 2003
                                                                                  7. Simon D et al: Central Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of mandible - A case report and review of the literature. World J Surg Oncol. 1(1):1, 2003
                                                                                  8. Holsinger FC et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the mandible: tumorigenesis within a keratocyst. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 128(6):718-20, 2002
                                                                                  9. Inagaki M et al: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma in the mandible: findings of panoramic radiography and computed tomography. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 85(5):613-8, 1998
                                                                                  10. Freije JE et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the mandible. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 112(3):453-6, 1995
                                                                                  11. Gingell JC et al: Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma. Review of the literature and report of a case associated with an apical periodontal cyst. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 57(4):436-40, 1984
                                                                                  12. Browand BC et al: Central mucoepidermoid tumors of the jaws. Report of nine cases and review of the literature. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 40(5):631-43, 1975