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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Adenocystic Carcinoma: CECT Scan Shows Heterogeneous Enhancing Irregular Mass Lesion with Non-Enhancing Necrotic/Cystic Areas Within Mass in Left Parotid Giand.
Moderately differentiated 71 50.71 squamous cell carcinoma Adenocarcinoma 2 1.43 Invasive carcinoma 2 1.43 Olfactory Neuroblastoma 2 1.43 Adenocystic carcinoma 1 0.71 Verrucous carcinoma 1 0.71 Keratinising squamous 1 0.71 cell carcinoma Premalignant Leukoplakia 9 6.43 Dysplasia 2 1.43 Erythroplakia 1 0.71 Hyperplastic epithelium 1 0.71 Benign Angiofibroma 2 1.43 Spindle cell tumours 2 1.43 Papilloma 2 1.43 Cavernous haemangioma 1 0.71 Capillary haemangioma 1 0.71 Haemangioendothelioma 1 0.71 Pleomorphic adenoma 1 0.71 Leiomyoma 1 0.71 Table 3.
Of the 218 epidermoid carcinomas, 146 (66.9%) were squamous cell carcinomas (which accounted for 50.2% of the total of 291 cases), 43 (19.7%) were undifferentiated carcinomas (14.8% of the total), 17 (7.8%) were adenocystic carcinomas (5.8% of the total), and 12 (5.5%) were adenocarcinomas (4.1% of the total).