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Related to ampullary: ampullary adenoma, ampullary gland

ampullary

adjective Referring to an ampulla, usually understood to mean the ampulla of Vater.
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Based on intra-operative findings, most of patients had ampullary ectopic pregnancy.
with positive ER, BRST-2, and GATA-3 expression support the diagnosis of metastatic breast adenocarcinoma, as opposed to a primary adenocarcinoma of ampullary origin (15).
23,31,32) Given the previous report that allelic imbalance of PTEN tumor suppressor gene is present in 13% of AA cases, (17) it is possible that heterozygous and homozygous deletions may be involved in the loss of PTEN expression in ampullary carcinoma.
Black's form of cancer, called ampullary cancer, is "rare and similar to pancreatic and bile duct cancers.
The size of the animal is directly correlated to ampullary canal length, resulting in differing electroreception capabilities (Sisneros et al.
Histopathology revealed an ampullary carcinoma infiltrating the superficial part of pancreas.
Ampullary tumours are associated with an excellent prognosis, and if the tumour is limited to the duodenal mucosa without any invasion into the adjacent pancreas then the five-year survival may be as high as 90 per cent.
Currently, MRCP has poorer resolution than direct cholangiography and can miss small stones (<4 mm), small ampullary lesions, primary sclerosing cholangitis, and strictures of the ducts.
Ampullary malignancies are less common than bile duct tumors but represent an important opportunity for an early diagnosis and aggressive therapy for a biliary malignancy.
As a diagnostic tool, ERCP is recommended for confirming suspected biliary pancreatitis and ampullary cancers.
Data plots for absolute liver, kidney and testis weights, ampullary gland and bulbourethral gland greatest diameter, and total sperm counts were nonlinear with middie aged males showing significantly higher values than the younger animals as determined by AOV.
Moreover, expression of EpCAM is associated with decreased survival in a number of cancer indications, including breast, gall bladder, bile duct, ovarian and ampullary pancreatic cancer.