carcinoma

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Related to mucinous carcinoma: mucinous cystadenoma

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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Primary mucinous carcinoma of the skin: A population-based study.
Mucinous carcinoma of the skin, primary, and secondary: a clinicopathologic study of63 cases with emphasis on the morphologic spectrum of primary cutaneous forms: homologies with mucinous lesions in the breast.
Recent studies (11, 13) have also revealed that a subset of patients diagnosed with mucinous carcinoma present with mammographically occult neoplasms and/or multifocal/multicentric disease.
Symonds DA, Vickery AL: Mucinous carcinoma of the colon and rectum.
Colorectal Cancer: Epidemiologic Findings From the SEER Database Signet-Ring Cell Mucinous Carcinoma Carcinoma Adenocarcinoma Incidence per 100,000 persons 0.
Cases in which the stromal mucin deposition constituted more than 50% of the tumor were classified as mucinous carcinoma (MC) according to the current World Health Organization classification, (24) and their clinicopathologic characteristics were investigated.
Solid papillary carcinoma of the breast: a form of intraductal carcinoma with endocrine differentiation frequently associated with mucinous carcinoma.
Other wellcircumscribed carcinomas, such as medullary, papillary, and mucinous carcinomas, should also be included in the differential diagnosis.
The cumulative histories of all participant responses for breast FNA cytology challenges with the reference diagnosis of mucinous carcinoma circulated from 2001-2008 were obtained through the CAP SCORES computer system.
Both intermediate and high-grade mucinous carcinomas were more frequently derived from nonappendiceal primary tumors and pursued an aggressive clinical course with 5- and 10-year survival rates of 50% and 21% for intermediate-grade peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis and 14% and 3% for high-grade peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis, respectively.
In 1 progesterone receptor-negative tumor, the Recurrence Score was 5; however, this was a case of a mucinous carcinoma arising in an intracystic papillary cancer.
Primary appendiceal mucinous neoplasms exhibit a spectrum of histopathologic features and have been variably designated as ranging from mucinous cystadenoma, low-grade mucinous neoplasm, and disseminated peritoneal adenomucinosis to cystadenocarcinoma, mucinous carcinoma, and peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis.