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squamous

[′skwā·məs]
(biology)
Covered with or composed of scales.
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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is known as the second most common type of skin cancer.
Squamous cell carcinoma is a common type of skin cancer.
Worldwide, oesophageal malignancy is eighth most common type of cancer and the sixth most common cause of death.1 Oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) occurs throughout the world, its frequency differs among countries, even area of a similar nation.
Anatomically, the SCJ is the border between the squamous epithelium and the mucin-producing columnar epithelium of the cervix.
The tongue, floor of mouth and lip are the commonest site which are affected.1 The origin of the affected sites of tumours in oral cavity is the stratified squamous epithelium.
Squamous cell carcinoma of thyroid with lymph nodal and pulmonary metastases
Leiomyoma, squamous papilloma, spindle cell tumour, squamous cell carcinoma, invasive and adenocystic carcinoma was above 60 years of age, whereas hyperplastic squamous epithelium, erythroplakia, poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma, moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma, stratified squamous epithelium, leukoplakia, squamous cell carcinoma with welldifferentiated, keratinising squamous cell carcinoma, moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma and dysplastic squamous epithelium was above 50 years of age.
Material and Methods: A total of thirty (n=30) specimen of oral squamous cell carcinoma detected on histopathology were enrolled in the study.
In this paper, we aimed to present an 18-year-old male patient with the diagnosis of squamous cell papilloma in the distal urethra and a literature review.
Based on tissue biopsies, the histopathological diagnosis for the lesion in the right piriform recess of the hypopharynx was squamous cell carcinoma (Figure 3).
Intestinal-type adenocarcinomas may exhibit squamous differentiation, and it is required that the squamous component should constitute more than 25% of the tumor for the diagnosis of adenosquamous carcinoma (2, 4).
Immunosuppressive treatment with azathioprine may be associated with an increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma in organ transplant recipients, but does not appear to increase the risk of basal cell carcinoma or keratinocyte cancers overall, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 27 studies.