adenocarcinoma

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adenocarcinoma:

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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adenocarcinoma

[¦ad·ən‚ō‚kär·sən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant tumor originating in glandular or ductal epithelium and tending to produce acinic structures.
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Clear cell adenocarcinoma of the vagina and cervix: an update of the Central Netherlands Registry showing twin age incidence peaks.
12] reported a case of a 70-year-old woman who had multiple recurrences of nephrogenic metaplasia of the urinary bladder with the subsequent development of clear cell adenocarcinoma.
15,16) Morphologically, primary colonic clear cell adenocarcinoma shares traits with the aforementioned and more common clear cell malignancies of the uterus, kidney, and ovaries.
Vaginal clear cell adenocarcinoma with associated Mullerian duct anomalies, renal agenesis and situs inversus: report of a case with no known in-utero exposure with diethyl stilboestrol.
One case each of clear cell adenocarcinoma and malignant Brenner tumour were also found in the present study.
i) The appearance of clear cell adenocarcinoma of the urinary tract mimics the appearance of its counterpart in the female genital tract.
Hepatocyte nuclear factor-1b expression in clear cell adenocarcinomas of the bladder and urethra: diagnostic utility and implications for histogenesis.
Clear cell adenocarcinoma and nephrogenic adenoma of the urethra and urinary bladder: a histopathologic and immunohistochemical comparison.
This benign lesion may raise concern for clear cell adenocarcinoma as both may show the following features: (1) extensive gland involvement (including deep glands) sometimes resulting in a confluent growth; (2) complex architecture with prominent intraglandular tufting, delicate filiform papillae, and cribriforming; (3) cells with hobnail, clear, or oxyphilic appearance; and (4) stratified, enlarged hyperchromatic nuclei.
Nonintestinal adenocarcinoma can be clear cell adenocarcinoma or adenocarcinoma of nonspecific type.
Clear cell adenocarcinoma is an unusual and rare variant of bladder adenocarcinoma with a particularly strong predilection for females, with a reported mean age of 57 years.
Nephrogenic adenomas involving the deep lamina propria and/or superficial muscle can cause diagnostic difficulty and mimic malignancy, specifically prostatic adenocarcinoma, urothelial carcinoma with bland histology, and/or clear cell adenocarcinoma (Table).