caruncle


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caruncle

[′ka‚rəŋ·kəl]
(anatomy)
Any normal or abnormal fleshy outgrowth, such as the comb and wattles of fowl or the mass in the inner canthus of the eye.
(botany)
A fleshy outgrowth developed from the seed coat near the hilum in some seeds, such as the castor bean.
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Primary malignant urethral melanoma resembling a urethral caruncle. Urol Case Rep 2017; 15: 28-9.
Melanomas may be confused with urethral polyps, mucosal prolapse or caruncles [14].
The biopsy histology confirmed the diagnosis of urethral caruncle (Figures 1 and 2).
The seeds are 4-5 mm in diameter, dark green to grey-black, rounded with conspicuous caruncle (Irvine, 1969).
The examination demonstrated normal external genitalia, normal urethra without caruncle, vagina mucosa with mild post-menopausal atrophic changes, grade one cystocele with midline urethral alignment, absence of rectocele, and no stress incontinence with valsalva.
Other differential diagnoses include urethral caruncle, urethral diverticulum [45, 46], malignant lymphoma, sarcoma, extravesical leiomyoma of the bladder, Gartner's duct cyst, and ectopic urethral orifice [35].
Primary malignant melanoma mimicking urethral caruncle. Case report.
The caruncle on the nasal canthus contains both conjunctival and cutaneous structures and tumours can be of skin or mucosal origin.
Sebaceous carcinoma of the eyelid, eyebrow, caruncle, and orbit.
The mandibular gland shows a rounded contour and its duct crosses along the occiptomandibular face of the digastric muscle and styloglossus muscle and opens in the mouth on the sublingual caruncle near the frenulum (Figure 1 and 2).
In this region there is a reddish elevation in the lacrimal caruncle. The next most acute apex is directed superiorly.
Prostomium bifid, with caruncle extending to posterior margin of chaetiger 3; no occipital tentacle; no eyes; no pigmentation (Fig.