cloacogenic carcinoma

cloacogenic carcinoma

1. a type of squamous cell carcinoma of the anus originating in tissues arising from, or in remnants of, the cloaca.
2. in oncology, anal cancer arising proximal to the pectinate line.
[cloaca + -genic]

cloacogenic carcinoma

Basaloid carcinoma, see there.

clo·a·co·gen·ic car·ci·no·ma

(klō'ā-kō-jen'ik kahr'si-nō'mă)
1. A type of squamous cell carcinoma of the anus originating in tissues arising from, or in remnants of, the cloaca.
2. In oncology, anal cancer arising proximal to the pectinate line.
Synonym(s): cuboidal carcinoma.
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In addition, the possibility of a metastatic cloacogenic carcinoma of the anus and adenoid cystic/basal cell carcinoma arising in Cowper glands should be also addressed.
The morphologic patterns that are commonly associated with basaloid or cloacogenic carcinoma include nested and trabecular growth of small cells without the intercellular bridges typical of conventional squamous cell carcinoma (Figure 4), although foci of more conventional squamous differentiation can usually be found.
Transitional cloacogenic carcinoma of the anal canal: clinicopathologic study of three hundred seventy three cases.