necrotic tumour

necrotic tumour

A nonspecific term for a tumour with one or more areas of necrosis, often related to growth of the tumour beyond the reach of its vascular supply.
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Sections showed a papillary necrotic tumour composed of cells with eosinophilic cytoplasm and central ovoid nuclei with prominent nucleoli.
It was seen that the renal capsule was ruptured and the necrotic tumour tissue, which was gray-yellow in colour, had protruded outside the capsule (Fig.
Repeat CT scan demonstrated a small left pleural effusion but the large mediastinal mass persisted; magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed cystic change corresponding to a necrotic tumour mass rather than residual active GCT.