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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Out of the 40 cases, 22 were pleomorphic adenoma, 6 were of chronic sialadenitis, 2 were Warthin's tumours, 6 were mucoepidermoid carcinomas, 4 were acinic cell carcinomas.
The profile of acinic cell carcinoma after recognition of mammary analog secretory carcinoma.
Other less frequent malignant tumours included acinic cell carcinoma, salivary duct carcinoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma comprising of 3 cases (3.
Zymogen granule-poor acinic cell carcinoma constitutes the main differential diagnostic consideration.
Three false-negatives for malignancy (4%) were 2 monomorphic adenomas diagnosed as high-grade muco-epidermoid carcinoma and acinic cell carcinoma, and a benign cyst diagnosed as acinic cell carcinoma.
Acinic cell carcinoma constitute approximately 2-4% of all salivary gland neoplasms.
Multiple expression of tissue markers in mucoepidermoid carcinomas and acinic cell carcinomas of the salivary glands.
Acinic cell carcinoma of the parapharyngeal space: Case report.
The tumors with frequent and high SOX10 expression are acinic cell carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma, myoepithelial carcinoma, and pleomorphic adenoma, which presumably show similarities to acini and intercalated ducts.
The parotid acinic cell carcinoma in our patient seemed to be unrelated to her generalized enchondromatosis.
Non odontogenic tumor with clear cell feature include Acinic cell carcinoma, squamous cell ca with clear cell, clear cell oncocytoma, glycogen rich salivary tumor, hyalinising clear cell carcinoma, sebaceous cell tumor, epithelial myoepithelial ca, clear cell variant of adenocarcinoma of salivary gland tumor.
12) In their survey of patients younger than 20 years, Byers et al found a 5-year survival rate of 50% in patients with acinic cell carcinoma, including high-grade tumors.