carcinoma

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Related to Bronchoalveolar Carcinoma: Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma, Bronchoalveolar lavage

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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Furthermore, in localised forms of bronchoalveolar carcinoma, hypoxaemia may be due to intrapulmonary right-to-left shunt (4,5).
33% Bronchoalveolar carcinoma 1 1 Poorly differentiated carcinoma 1 1 Metastatic carcinoma 1 1 Cytological diagnosis Brush cytology % correlate with FNA Inflammatory lesion Chronic 10 55% Malignant Squamous cell carcinoma 11 84.
The pathology for these patients was squamous cell carcinoma in 143, adenocarcinoma in 166, bronchoalveolar carcinoma in 47, and various others in 23.