fibroepithelioma

fibroepithelioma

 [fi″bro-ep″ĭ-the″le-o´mah]
a tumor composed of both fibrous and epithelial elements.

fi·bro·ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(fī'brō-ep'i-thē-lē-ō'mă),
A skin tumor composed of fibrous tissue intersected by thin anastomosing bands of basal cells of the epidermis, enclosing keratin cysts; may give rise to basal cell carcinoma of the nodular type.
Synonym(s): Pinkus tumor

fibroepithelioma

/fi·bro·ep·i·the·li·o·ma/ (-ep″ĭ-the″le-o´mah) a tumor composed of both fibrous and epithelial elements.

fibroepithelioma

[fī′brō·ep′ithē′lē·ō′mə] pl. fibroepitheliomas, fibroepitheliomata
Etymology: L, fibra + Gk, epi, above, thele, nipple, oma, tumor
a neoplasm consisting of fibrous and epithelial components.

Pinkus tumour

A red-pink polypoid variant of basal cell carcinoma which, in contrast to conventional basal cell carcinomas, is more commonly located on the trunk, back, and extremities.

fi·bro·ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(fī'brō-ep'i-thē-lē-ō'mă)
A skin tumor composed of fibrous tissue intersected by thin anastomosing bands of basal cells of the epidermis, enclosing keratin cysts.

fibroepithelioma

a tumor composed of both fibrous and epithelial elements.
References in periodicals archive ?
A skin biopsy of a tumor from the right calf revealed basal cell carcinoma; a second biopsy of a lesion from the right lower extremity showed fibroepithelioma of Pinkus.
Herman Pinkus first identified fibroepithelioma of Pinkus in 1953.
Skin biopsy of one tumor revealed fibroepithelioma of Pinkus, a rare variant of basal cell carcinoma.
Key Words: basal cell carcinoma, fibroepithelioma of Pinkus, lower extremity, skin metastases
Finally, the histology does not support a diagnosis of metastatic basal cell carcinoma, as one of the lesions they biopsied revealed fibroepithelioma of Pinkus, which is histologically characterized by basaloid strands of cells arising from the epidermis.
New York, Churchill Livingstone, 1996 as cited by Val-Bernal JF, Gomez-Ortega JM, Fernandez-Llaca H, Gomez-Roman JJ: Fibroepithelioma of pinkus with tumor giant cells.
Val-Bernal et al (16) described pleomorphic basal cell carcinoma in a patient whose tumor had clinical and pathologic features of a fibroepithelioma of Pinkus.