inflammatory carcinoma


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inflammatory carcinoma

[in′flam·ə‚tȯr·ē ‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A carcinoma, usually of the breast, associated with inflammation and characterized by rapid metastasis.
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American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) defines inflammatory carcinoma as T4d, irrespective of nodal and visceral involvement, is staged at least as IIIB; stage IIIC with nodal and stage IV at metastatic disease.
The lymphoepithelioma-like hepatocellular carcinoma (or inflammatory carcinoma) is a rare primary neoplasm of the liver, usually poorly differentiated, in which the neoplastic component is densely infiltrated by lymphoid cells.
[6] in a review of 20 studies that included 975 cases of breast abscess, 6 cases (0.6%) of inflammatory carcinoma were encountered.
The presentation may mimic malignancy, including inflammatory carcinoma, and mastitis.
Someone with inflammatory carcinoma, he said, will have a better survival rate doing chemo, surgery, radiation, and then chemo again.
'Among women with node-positive breast cancer, nipple-sparing surgery may be appropriate for patients who do not have T4 or inflammatory carcinoma, patients that do not have multifocal disease, and who clinically and on imaging modalities do not appear to have nipple involvement," Dr.
Distinguishing actinomycosis from more common breast lesions such as inflammatory carcinoma is difficult.
(15) While the nodular form is the most difficult to differentiate from carcinoma (16); the diffuse form may mimic inflammatory carcinoma. (16)
* those with a malignancy or patients who are incorrectly diagnosed and have an inflammatory carcinoma, not an infection
* Inflammatory carcinoma. This aggressive type of breast cancer accounts for one to three percent of all cases.
The current consensus regarding the use of breast MRI in inflammatory carcinoma of the breast is for its use in selected cases where doubt exists about the presence of an underlying breast cancer following treatment of AM [4].
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