SEER Inquiry System - Report
Produced: 09/27/2023 1:58 PM
Patient has a 2021 left parotidectomy showing myoepithelial carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma. Is this coded to myoepithelial carcinoma (8982/3) or carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma (8941/3)? It is unclear how to arrive at the correct histology code using the current Solid Tumor Rules.
Code myoepithelial carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma as carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma (CXPA) (8941/3) using Head and Neck Solid Tumor Rule H1 as this is a single histology. The WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumors, 5th ed., describes CXPA as a rare epithelial and/or myoepithelial malignance arising in association with a primary or recurrent pleomorphic adenoma. The histologic type of the carcinoma component is usually recorded, in this case, myoepithelial carcinoma.