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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This study examined additional details; for example, as pertains to underdiagnosis, specific histologic cell types such as adenocarcinoma and adenosquamous carcinoma of the cervix were significant factors.
Although adenocarcinoma component determines the biologic behavior of adenosquamous carcinoma, another characteristic of these two cases is that lymph node metastases are seen as adenocarcinoma in the first case and as adenosquamous carcinoma in the second case.
Adenosquamous carcinoma of buccal mucosa: a case report, Taiwan J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 2009; 20: 19-28.
Adenosquamous carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater--a rare disease at unusual location.
described adenocarcinoma, adenoacanthoma, adenosquamous carcinoma, clear-cell carcinoma, and papillary serous carcinoma in 60%, 22%, 7%, 6%, and 5% of the cases [22].
Tumors were categorized by histological type, according to the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O-3) (40), as follows: squamous cell carcinoma (codes 8050-8084, 8120), adenocarcinoma (including adenosquamous carcinoma, codes 8015, 8140-8149, 8260-8490, 8560, and 8570-8575), and all histological types analyzed together (all ICD-O-3 codes for cervical cancer).
human papillomavirus DNA in adenocarcinoma and adenosquamous carcinoma of the uterine cervix.
Adenosquamous carcinoma of the nose and paranasal sinuses is rare, as only 7 cases have been reported in the literature.
-- Adenosquamous carcinoma often is a misdiagnosed, more aggressive type of skin cancer, which requires close follow-up for possible recurrences, according to a review that identified 27 patients with primary adenosquamous carcinoma.
The adenosquamous carcinoma of the CV tract may be similar to the adenosquamous carcinoma of the lung, which is an example of a heterogeneous tumor (Kanazawa et al.
There was no significant association between risk of adenocarcinoma and adenosquamous carcinoma and number of full-term pregnancies.
Macroscopic type of gastric cancer Polypoid fungating Ulcerating Diffuse or infiltrating Microscopic types Adenocarcinoma Papillary Tubular Mucinous Signet-ring cell Adenosquamous carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Undifferentiated carcinoma Unclassified carcinoma In this case report, our patient had signet-ring cell differentiation, the least common microscopic variant.