carcinoma

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carcinoma:

see neoplasmneoplasm
or tumor,
tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback controls limit cell division after a certain number of cells have developed, allowing for tissue repair
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carcinoma

[‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant epithelial tumor.

carcinoma

Pathol
1. any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. another name for cancer
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Inclusion criteria: All specimens of adenoid cystic carcinoma and polymorphous low grade carcinoma of salivary gland detected by immunohistochemistry, and routine histopathology irrespective of age of patient, histological type and grade of the tumor, were included.
00 was obtained for all malignancies suggesting age was a highly significant factor in the development of such tumors, except for adenoid cystic carcinoma (p-value = 0.
Analysis of MYB expression and MYB-NFIB gene fusions in adenoid cystic carcinoma and other salivary neoplasms.
Lung, bone, skeletal muscles and cutaneous metastases from adenoid cystic carcinoma of the parotid gland: A case report and review of the literature.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma exhibited the worst behavior among all SGTs analyzed.
Cytology and histological appearances of ACC of the breast are similar to the adenoid cystic carcinoma of other anatomic sites.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the trachea: Treatment by combined laser therapy and surgery.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma was first recognized in 1853 as a variant of adenocarcinoma.
The differential diagnosis, especially in the head and neck region, should include other benign lesions such as pleomorphic adenomas, Warthin tumor, schwannoma, carotid body tumors, and inflammatory lymphadenectasis; but malignant tumors such as lymphoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, and metastatic lymph node should also be considered.
Title: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the External Auditory Canal: A Case Report
Nevertheless, today, FNT is the standard and established evidence-based treatment for adenoid cystic carcinoma of the salivary glands, and should be maintained for patients who will benefit from high LET FNT.
The pathology report after cone biopsy indicated adenoid cystic carcinoma.