carcinoma

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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.

carcinoma

Pathol
1. any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. another name for cancer
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Nonetheless, cases with admixed endometrioid carcinoma, (7) high-grade serous carcinoma, (7) mucinous carcinoma, (7) and SCST (11) have been documented.
Most frequent type was serous carcinoma (SC) followed by mucinous carcinoma (MC) and endometrioid carcinoma (EC).
Primary cutaneous mucinous carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes after surgery.
Diffusion-weighted imaging of mucinous carcinoma of the breast: evaluation of apparent diffusion coefficient and signal intensity in correlation with histologic findings.
Reagan, "Mucinous carcinoma of the urachus invading the bladder," The Journal ofUrology, vol.
Yang, "Mucinous carcinoma of the breast in comparison with invasive ductal carcinoma: clinicopathologic characteristics and prognosis," Journal of Breast Cancer, vol.
A form of intraductal carcinoma with endocrine differentiation frequently associated with mucinous carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol 1995; 19: 1237-1244.
Mucinous carcinomas, also called colloid carcinomas, are most common in older women, associated with a good prognosis these lesions comprise 1-7% of invasive breast cancers.
In this paper, we present the rare case of a patient who presented to our clinic with a scalp mass, and was operated with a preliminary diagnosis of a pyogenic granuloma; however, the patient's histologic assessment revealed a diagnosis of late-term scalp metastasis of a breast mucinous carcinoma.
Tumor was considered as mucinous carcinoma if the mucin lakes represented more than 50% of the tissue.
Right hemicolectomy does not confer a survival advantage in patients with mucinous carcinoma of the appendix and peritoneal seeding.