carcinoma

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Related to apocrine carcinoma: sebaceous carcinoma, apocrine adenoma

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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In addition, they highlight that the most striking atypical feature is the nucleolar enlargement, not the nucleolar prominence per se, because distinct nucleoli are almost invariably present in apocrine change, and markedly pleomorphic enlarged nuclei are usually present in apocrine carcinomas.
Immunohistochemical analysis of apocrine breast lesions: consistent overexpression of androgen receptor accompanied by the loss of oestrogen and progesterone receptors in apocrine metaplasia and apocrine carcinoma in situ.
Apocrine carcinoma as triple-negative breast cancer: novel definition of apocrine-type carcinoma as oestrogen/progesterone receptor negative and androgen receptor positive, invasive ductal carcinoma.
10-12) About 25% to 75% of TNBCs show androgen receptor (AR) expression; many, but not all, of these tumors are apocrine carcinomas.
3] Prognosis of apocrine carcinoma of breast is similar to and that of the glycogen rich and sebaceous carcinoma is worse than invasive ductal carcinomas.
Cutaneous apocrine carcinomas are rare, and only rare cases of vulvar apocrine carcinoma have been reported in the literature.
Lipid or glycogen-rich carcinoma, mucinous carcinoma, acinic cell carcinoma, apocrine carcinoma, and cystic hypersecretory carcinoma are primary malignant lesions that may resemble secretory carcinoma morphologically.
Oestrogen receptor-beta1 but not oestrogen receptor-betacx is of prognostic value in apocrine carcinoma of the breast.
The tumor cells of the case of invasive apocrine carcinoma had abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm and large atypical nuclei and were arranged in tubular structures infiltrating fibrous tissue (Figure 12).