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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

carcinoma

Pathol
1. any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. another name for cancer
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Theaker, "Ber EP4 and epithelial membrane antigen aid distinction of basal cell, squamous cell and basosquamous carcinomas of the skin," Histopathology, vol.
To our knowledge, these are the first reports of a folliculoma and basosquamous carcinoma in an anseriform species.
Marjolin's ulcers, giant basosquamous carcinomas, and melanomas are among the malignant entities that have high metastatic potential and can present as skin ulcerations, Dr.
These basosquamous carcinomas, also known as metatypical basal cell carcinomas, pose a greater threat of metastatic disease, Dr.
Basosquamous carcinomas behave similarly to squamous cell carcinomas, occurring twice as often in males as females.
This is a retrospective, monocentric study involving all patients treated for basosquamous carcinoma between 2009 and 2015 by our unit.
Basosquamous carcinoma is an uncommon, aggressive malignancy for which current literature has little consensus and is seen by some as a distinct pathology to both BCC and SCC [20].
Two unusual tumors in a patient with xeroderma pigmentosum: atypical fibroxanthoma and basosquamous carcinoma. J Cutan Pathol.
Out of 54 malignant cases in males, SCCs were 24 (44.4%) and the most common lesions followed by BCCs 13 (24%), Malignant Melanomas 4 (7.4%), adenoid cystic carcinomas 3 (5.5%), Rhabdomyosarcomas 3 (5.5%), Basosquamous Carcinomas 2 (3.7%), Sebaceous Glands Carcinomas 2 (3.7%), NHLs 2 (3.7%) and Osteogenic sarcoma 1 (1.8%).
It is a common trend to call such tumors as metatypical or basosquamous carcinomas. With the modern use of immunohistochemistry, the true histogenesis of a tumor is more easily determined.