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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Digital papillary adenocarcinoma. This malignant, papillary, sweat gland-derived tumor may have a deceptively bland cytomorphology (C).
Obviously, the latter finding supports the thyroid-like low-grade nasopharyngeal papillary adenocarcinoma nomenclature sometimes applied.
The histopathological differential diagnosis included a primary sweat gland carcinoma (aggressive digital papillary adenocarcinoma) as well as a metastatic adenocarcinoma from an upper gastrointestinal or pancreaticobiliary tract origin.
Papillary adenocarcinomas showed prominent intraglandular folding and projections with cuboidal to high columnar carcinoma cells lining the narrow bands of interstitial tissue.
Papillary adenocarcinoma of the renal pelvis and ureter producing carcinoembryonic antigen, carbohydrate antigen 19-9 and carbohydrate antigen 125.
Extremely well differentiated papillary adenocarcinoma of the lung with prominent cilia formation.
In this case report, we describe the classical morphologic features of a pulmonary papillary adenocarcinoma which resemble those of papillary thyroid carcinoma and discuss the utility of immunohistochemical staining in distinguishing primary from metastatic tumours.
Metastases to the cervical lymph nodes, which exhibit the features of papillary adenocarcinoma, are usually interpreted as a thyroid malignancy.
Villoglandular papillary adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix: a clinicopathologic analysis of 13 cases.
These include Adenomyoma, Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, Leiomyoma, and even lesions like Schwannoma, Nabothian cyst, Decidualized stroma, Plasmacytoma, Villoglandular papillary adenocarcinoma, Adenosarcoma, Non-hodgkin's lymphoma, Aggressive angiomyxoma, Gliosis of cervix etc.
The final diagnosis was a low-grade papillary adenocarcinoma consistent with an ELST.
Intraductal neoplasm of the biliary tract has been called by various names: papillomatosis, papillary adenocarcinoma of bile duct, mucin-producing papillary carcinoma, and intraductal papillary-mucinous neoplasm of bile duct, among others.