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
References in periodicals archive ?
Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of the middle ear and mastoid.
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, Surgical Pathology of Salivary Glands.
The purpose of this report is to remind the clinical practitioner that Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the Bartholin Gland (BG) can occur.
The purpose of this work is to determine the usefulness of immunohistochemical expression of CD117 in differentiating adenoid cystic carcinoma and polymorphous low grade adenocarcinoma and to evaluate the application of C-kit as a marker in the diagnosis of AdCC.
A p-value of 0.00 was obtained for all malignancies suggesting age was a highly significant factor in the development of such tumors, except for adenoid cystic carcinoma (p-value = 0.573).
Although adenoid cystic carcinoma cells stained positive for p63, it seems that in solid and high grade tumors neoplastic cells in solid areas could not be stained by p63 antibody and negative staining pattern should not mislead to diagnosis of other neoplastic lesions.
Ngan, "Dedifferentiation in adenoid cystic carcinoma of salivary gland: an uncommon complication associated with an accelerated clinical course," The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol.
Out of 12 malignant tumors mucoepidermoid carcinoma was in 5(6.41%), followed by adenoid cystic carcinoma in 3(3.84%), acinic cell carcinoma in 2(2.56%), malignant mixed tumor and large duct adenocarcinoma 1(1.28%) in each case.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma is the second most common malignancy of the salivary glands(1).
Among the 24 malignant tumors, 14 (58.3%) were adenoid cystic carcinoma, five (20.8%) were mucoepidermoid carcinoma and five (20.8%) were acinic cell carcinoma (Table 1).