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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Monoclonal antibody Ber-EP4 reliably discriminates between microcystic adnexal carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma.
B, Subtle infiltrative clusters of tumor cells with ductal differentiation in the deep aspect of a microcystic adnexal carcinoma (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnifications X6 [A] and X200 [B]).
carcinoma (paranuclear, dotlike pattern); neuroendocrine markers are not reliable for this distinction Abbreviations: AR, androgen receptor;CEA, carcinoembryonic antigen; DTE, desmoplastic trichoepithelioma; EMA, epithelial membrane antigen; IHC, immunohistochemistry;MAC, microcystic adnexal carcinoma.
Mucinous adenocarcinoma has a slow growth in contrast to other adnexal carcinomas, which has been postulated to be due to the pressure exerted by the extracellular mucin.
A potential role for targeted therapy in a subset of metastasizing adnexal carcinomas.
Although most adnexal carcinomas were negative for GCDFP-15, only 1 of the 2 ECs (50%), ex spiradenocylindroma, (29) was positive.
Merkel cells are identified as colonizing DTEs but not BCCs and microcystic adnexal carcinomas.
Microcystic adnexal carcinomas cannot be reliably distinguished with p75 because nearly one-half are strongly positive.