desmoplasia


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desmoplasia

[‚dez·mə′plā·zhə]
(medicine)
The formation and proliferation of connective tissue, frequently in the growth of tumors.
The formation of adhesions.
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Two cases who showed infiltrative invasion and architectural complexity with desmoplasia were diagnosed with well-differentiated mucinous adenocarcinoma (Figure 8-10).
TGF-[beta] has been related to tumor aggressiveness and invasiveness and to the activation of PSCs, leading to pancreatic desmoplasia. TGF-[beta] is also associated to immune cell regulation, migration, and proliferation [89].
For example, breast cancer is neighbored by adipose tissue; pancreatic cancer is accompanied by massive desmoplasia. Given that the same cytokine can result in opposite biological effects in different types of cancer, that is, tumor promoting versus tumor inhibiting due to their unique tumor environment, it is important to comprehensively review cytokine signaling and its functions during cancer development in each type of cancer for shedding light on cancer therapies by altering the tumor environment.
Some areas showed solid tumor nests (Figure 2(a)), while another showed linear and single cell infiltration with prominent desmoplasia (Figure 2(b)).
Desmoplasia creates an auspicious microenvironment for tumor proliferation by originating a hypoxic and acidic niche as well as generating a mechanical stretch that is responsible for converting fibroblast to myofibroblast that also contributes to cancer heterogeneity and drug resistance [16].
Minervini et al., "Desmoplasia influenced recurrence of disease and mortality in stage III colorectal cancer within five years after surgery and adjuvant therapy," Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
(B) Mechanisms explaining the tumour microenvironment role in immunoediting are best illustrated in studies on human and mouse pancreatic cancer models, since desmoplasia is the pathologic hallmark of pancreatic cancer [23, 24].
Microscopically, the tumours showed diffuse infiltration by signet ring cells with surrounding zones of desmoplasia.
The tumor showed foci of squamous metaplasia (blue arrow) infiltrating the soft tissues and areas of dense hyalinization with focal desmoplasia of the connective tissue (yellow arrow), suggestive of an ameloblastoma with mixed subtypes consisting of follicular, cystic, acanthomatous, and desmoplastic variants (figures 4A, B, and C).
Fueron reportadas 33 mitosis en 10 hpf (high power fields), invasion estromal y vascular individual y embolica, desmoplasia, cambio circulatorio e inflamatorio asociado.