microinvasion


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microinvasion

[¦mī·krō·in′vā·zhən]
(medicine)
Invasion by tumor, especially a squamous-cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix, a very short distance into the tissues beneath the point of origin.
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Other pathology included adenoma and squamous metaplasia and, at 1 y, basement membrane breakdown with local epithelial microinvasion and adenocarcinoma (Shappell et al.
Interpretational errors include overdiagnosis of benign lesions as DCIS (for example, florid usual hyperplasia) or underdiagnosis of invasive carcinoma (for example, when microinvasion is overlooked or when invasive cribriform carcinoma is not recognized).
Patients who did not undergo surgery, either because they had defaulted treatment or because they were deemed medically unfit, were excluded, as were those in whom definite foci of microinvasion had been reported on the biopsy specimen.
Microinvasion, if properly diagnosed and treated, is associated with a cure rate approaching 100% with local treatment alone, (5) so it is important to identity this early and accurately using tools such as Multiplex IHC.
1) In the mural unicystic ameloblastoma there is microinvasion of the underlying connective tissue with the majority of the lesion being confined to the cystic lumen.
Japanese pathologists generally utilize Elastic-van Gieson (EvG) staining and D2-40 immunostaining for characterization of microinvasion, which dramatically increases the ability to identify lymphatic and venous invasion (21).
Tumor microinvasion was found in one woman who had shown a partial response, and carcinoma developed in two other patients 2.
Microinvasion is common in long-term BD with reports of invasive carcinoma in approximately 15% of cases.
The subtype, DCIS with microinvasion (DCIS-MI), refers to a small number of tumour cells that have invaded the ductal basement membrane.
en su diametro mayor) y otro 30% (IC 95% 15,54%-55,26%) tenian un tamano que comprendia la microinvasion de 0,1 cm.