Oncocytoma

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ΕΤΥΜΟΛΟΓΙΑ

Greek. Onkos meaning mass, bulk or swelling; kytos meaning hollow (i.e. a cell).
Salivary gland oncocytoma.

Any type of tumour with oncocytes. The ultrastructure of these cells are characterised by numerous mitochondria. With H&E staining, the cytoplasm has an intense, eosinophilic granular appearence.

Oncytomas can be found in several organs:

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