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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Follicular and Hurthle cell carcinomas of the thyroid: a comparative study.
We attempted to identify prognostic factors of recurrence in a series of 50 encapsulated Hurthle cell carcinomas treated at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
The pattern of metastasis in this case is interesting; the tall cell variant of papillary carcinoma metastasized to the regional lymph nodes, whereas the Hurthle cell carcinoma showed pulmonary metastasis.
There were 9 cases of Hurthle cell carcinoma in this series.
Histologic Diagnosis of Cases Hurthle cell adenoma 13 (46) Follicular carcinoma 7 (25) Hurthle cell carcinoma 2 (7) Follicular adenoma 3 (11) Adenomatous nodule 3 (11) Total 28
Identification of transcapsular invasion, vascular invasion, or destructive invasion of the capsule resulted in diagnosis of Hurthle cell carcinoma.
Age, y/Sex Histologic Findings 1 12/F Papillary hyperplastic thy- roid nodule 2 15/F Papillary hyperplastic thy- roid nodule; incidental minimally invasive Hurthle cell carcinoma 3 11/M Papillary hyperplastic thy- roid nodule
A single case of Hurthle cell carcinoma included areas of transformation to anaplastic carcinoma, which reacted 3+ in contrast to focal 1+ staining in the Hurthle cell background.
This pseudopapillary pattern can be mistaken for a papillary Hurthle cell carcinoma, which can alter the clinical management since Hurthle cell carcinomas behave in a more aggressive fashion than do papillary carcinomas.
Follicular and Hurthle cell carcinomas, with their angioinvasive features, are more common culprits than is papillary carcinoma.