psammomatous

psam·mo·ma·tous

(sa-mō'mă-tŭs),
Possessing or characterized by the presence of psammoma bodies; refers usually to certain types of meningioma or to meningeal hyperplasia with psammoma bodies.

psammomatous

/psam·mo·ma·tous/ (-tus) characterized by the presence of or containing psammoma bodies.

psammomatous

pertaining to a psammoma.

psammomatous meningioma
a meningioma in which psammoma bodies occur.
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Psammomatous calcification and periodic acid-Schiff stain positive hyaline basement membrane material were observed in the tumour stroma (Fig.
Computed tomography displays bone deformities better, and psammomatous intratumoral calcification can be seen in spinal meningiomas (11).
Psammomatous calcification is a hallmark feature occuring in 50 - 70% of lesions.
Four microscopic patterns have been described on histopatholgy: syncytial, transitional or psammomatous, fibrous and angioblastic.
Low-grade sinonasal adenocarcinomas are grossly papillary or cauliflower-like in appearance, and they are usually soft (although they can be gritty when significant psammomatous calcifications are present).
Muntz, a gynecologic oncologist at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, reviewed 9 years' worth of Pap smears in a computerized cytology registry finding 25 evaluable samples that contained psammomatous calcifications, for an incidence of 1 in 16,000.
He found 25 evaluable samples that contained psammomatous calcifications, for an incidence of 1 in 16,000.
A: Papillary renal cell carcinoma (RCC) (upper triangular area) separated from the oncocytoma by a thin pseudocapsule but also showing an irregular extension into it, with psammomatous calcification (arrow) (x100).
Pure mucinous carcinoma of the breast with extensive psammomatous calcification.
Ossifying fibroma of the jaw is a benign, fibro-osseous lesion that is part of a larger family of fibro-osseous lesions that includes juvenile active ossifying fibroma, psammomatous ossifying fibroma, and extragnathic ossifying fibroma of the skull.
Pertinent negatives include lack of foamy histiocytes, psammomatous calcifications, or hemosiderin.
These pseudotumors usually originate in the soft tissues of the extremities, and they exhibit extensive concentric psammomatous or dystrophic calcifications.