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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Sebaceous carcinoma arising from Bowen's disease of the vulva.
Sebaceous carcinoma of the vulva: a case report and review of the literature.
Carcinoid-like pattern in sebaceous neoplasms: another distinctive, previously unrecognized pattern in extraocular sebaceous carcinoma and sebaceoma.
A diagnosis of Muir-Torre syndrome was definitively established with the finding of sebaceous carcinoma of the eyelid after 20 years of a multiple carcinoma syndrome.
The carcinoma component can consist of classic sebaceous carcinoma or may be characterized by focal areas of other forms of salivary gland carcinoma, including undifferentiated carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, or epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma.
13] Nodular porocarcinomas must be differentiated from squamous cell carcinoma, sebaceous carcinoma, and proliferating trichilemmal tumor.