epidermoid


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epidermoid

 [ep″ĭ-der´moid]
1. resembling the epidermis.
2. any tumor occurring at a noncutaneous site and formed by inclusion of epidermal cells.

ep·i·der·moid

(ep'i-dĕr'moyd),
1. Resembling epidermis.
2. A cholesteatoma or other cystic tumor arising from aberrant epidermal cells.
[epidermis + G. eidos, appearance]

epidermoid

/epi·der·moid/ (-der´moid)
1. pertaining to or resembling the epidermis.

epidermoid

(ĕp′ĭ-dûr′moid′)
adj.
Composed of or resembling epidermal tissue: epidermoid carcinoma.

ep·i·der·moid

(ep'i-dĕr'moyd)
1. Resembling epidermis.
2. A cholesteatoma or other cystic tumor arising from aberrant epidermal cells.
[epidermis + G. eidos, appearance]

epidermoid

Having the characteristics of, or pertaining to, the EPIDERMIS.

epidermoid

1. resembling the epidermis.
2. any tumor occurring at a noncutaneous site and formed by inclusion of epidermal cells.

epidermoid carcinoma
see squamous cell carcinoma.
epidermoid cysts
occur in dogs and humans and represent sections of epidermal tissue isolated during the closure of the neural tube.
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MRI plays an important role in the diagnosis of epidermoid tumors, which are generally seen as hypointense on T1-weighted and hyperintense on T2-weighted MRI.
Since epidermoid tumours are slow growing, it is very difficult to prove that the tumour results as a direct complication of the LP.
Elsewhere, Internet printouts containing information on epidermoid cysts countered an implied idyll.
Resveratrol causes waf-1/p21-mediated phase arrest of cell cycle and induction of apoptosis in human epidermoid carcinoma A431 cells.
Effects of postoperative mediastinal radiation on completely resected stage II and stage III epidermoid cancer of the lung.
Other types are teratomas, embryonal cell tumors, endodermal sinus (yolk sac) tumors, choriocarcinomas, dermoid, and epidermoid tumors.
A case of epidermoid carcinoma resulting in a large and its prosthodentic rehabilitation is reported.
Gardner Syndrome Gardner syndrome is characterized by a triad of alterations that include multiple osteomas, soft tissue lesions such as epidermoid cysts and fibromas of the skin, and multiple polyposis of the large intestines.
Squamous cell carcinoma (also called epidermoid carcinoma), adenocarcinoma, and large cell carcinoma are the three main histological classifications of non-cell lung cancer.
Other intradural/extramedullary spine tumors in children include the myxo-papillary subgroup of ependymomas, nerve-sheath tumors, such as schwannoma and neurofibroma; congenital or dysontogenetic masses such as the dermal inclusion cyst (dermoid and epidermoid cyst); neurenteric cysts, and arachnoid cysts.
Radiologically, the differential diagnosis includes neurogenic tumors, minor salivary gland tumors, dermoid or epidermoid tumors, hemangiomas, sarcoidosis, aggressive fibromatosis, dermatofibromas, fibrosarcomas, and malignant histiocytomas.