squamous cell


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squa·mous cell

a flat scalelike epithelial cell.

squamous cell

Etymology: L, squama, scale, cella, storeroom
a flat, scalelike epithelial cell.

squa·mous cell

(skwā'mŭs sel)
A flat, scalelike epithelial cell.

squamous cell

A flat, scaly epithelial cell.

Patient discussion about squamous cell

Q. what is the most accurate pathological test to identify the primary source of a cystic mass in the neck? the mass was removed. Pathologist was unable to identify the source and diagnosed the mass as a branchilogic carcinmoa (which is extremely rare, if exists at all). Therefore, I am looking for the most updated test and examinations that can be applied to blocks of the mass and determine their origin (primary source)

A. Pathologic examinaions under a microscope are the most accurate ones there are, and sometimes even they don't help to identify the cell types. I do not have any other ideas on other tests you can do, and I believe you should follow the treatment your doctors will advise you based on this diagnosis they have made.

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