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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Microscopy of Endometrioid Carcinoma of Ovary (H & E, 20x)
found that 76% of the tumors were low-grade (grade 1 or 2) endometrioid carcinomas.
Total of 70 PCR reactions were carried out on samples of endometrioid carcinoma.
In a separate study another team of researchers found an association between mutations in ARID1A and the development of ovarian clear cell and endometrioid carcinomas.
Methods: Tissue blocks of 103 patients with pathologically confirmed endometrioid carcinoma were included.
Morphological and immunohistochemical reevaluation of tumors initially diagnosed as ovarian endometrioid carcinoma with emphasis on high-grade tumors.
Sixteen Surface Epithelial tumours were both ER and PR-ve, which included 9 Serous Cystadenomas, 5 Mucinous Cystadenomas, one Mucinous Carcinoma, and one Endometrioid Carcinoma.
7,20 However, Study conducted by Yasmeen et al shows endometrioid carcinoma to be more prevalent.
In contrast, in our study none of endometrioid carcinoma (5/132) cases were associated with endometriosis.
In addition to these morphologic variations, 3 distinct subtypes of endometrioid carcinomas are recognized: endometrioid carcinoma with squamous differentiation (previously referred to as adenosquamous carcinoma), villoglandular carcinoma, and secretory endometrioid carcinoma (Figure 1).
Histopathology revealed (Image-2) villoglandular type of endometrioid carcinoma with metastatic deposits in ovaries and omentum (Image-3), not involving lymphnodes associated with chronic cervicitis.
Histopathologic type Number Serous carcinoma 56 Mutinous carcinoma 15 Endometrioid carcinoma 12 Clear cell carcinoma 7 Undifferentiated carcinoma 7 Other carcinoma 25 Total 122 Table 2.