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epithelioma

 [ep″ĭ-the″le-o´mah]
1. a neoplasm of epithelial origin, ranging from benign (adenoma and papilloma) to malignant (carcinoma).
2. the term is sometimes used loosely and incorrectly as a synonym for carcinoma. adj., adj epithelio´matous.
epithelioma adenoi´des cys´ticum trichoepithelioma.

ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(ep'i-thē-lē-ō'mă),
1. An epithelial neoplasm or hamartoma of the skin, especially of skin appendage origin.
2. Obsolete term for a carcinoma of the skin derived from squamous, basal, or adnexal cells.
[epithelium + G. -ōma, tumor]

epithelioma

(ĕp′ə-thē′lē-ō′mə)
n. pl. epithelio·mata (-mə-tə) or epithelio·mas
A benign or malignant tumor derived from epithelium.

ep′i·the′li·om′a·tous (-ŏm′ə-təs) adj.

ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(ep'i-thē'lē-ō'mă)
1. An epithelial neoplasm or hamartoma of the skin, especially of skin appendage origin.
2. A carcinoma of the skin derived from squamous, basal, or adnexal cells.
[epithelium + G. -ōma, tumor]

epithelioma

A cancer derived from EPITHELIUM. A carcinoma.

epithelioma

A tumour of epithelial cells, ranging from benign to malignant (e.g. carcinoma). Example: epithelioma of the conjunctival epithelium that begins near the limbus and spreads to the fornices and cornea. Treatment usually consists of excision, cryotherapy or both, or even enucleation if the tumour is very advanced.

ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(ep'i-thē'lē-ō'mă)
1. An epithelial neoplasm or hamartoma of the skin, especially of skin appendage origin.
2. A carcinoma of the skin derived from squamous, basal, or adnexal cells.
[epithelium + G. -ōma, tumor]
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Meibomian Epithelioma of The Lower Eyelid in a Thoroughbred Horse.
Whimster, "Carcinoma (epithelioma) cuniculatum: a clinico-pathological study of nineteen cases and review of the literature," Histopathology, vol.
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Superficial epithelioma with sebaceous differentiation (SESD) is a rare histologically distinctive benign tumor, described for the first time in 1980 by Rothko et al.
In nondomestic felids, a similar solid basal cell tumor was described in a captive Indian leopard (Panthera pardus fusca) [21] and a basal cell epithelioma was found in a captive African lion (P.
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Malignant skin cancers are divided into: Basal cell carcinoma (or basal cell carcinoma epithelioma); Squamous cell carcinoma; Melanoma.
Malherbe and Chenatais first described the tumor in 1880 as a "calcified epithelioma of Malherbe" from sebaceous glands, but in 1961, Forbis and Helwig proved that the tumor originates from the hair matrix.
Pilomatrixoma is a rare benign skin tumor arising from hair follicle stem cells which is also known as calcifying epithelioma of Malharbe.
Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus (FEP) was first described by Hermann Pinkus in 1953 as "premalignant fibroepithelial tumor of the skin'.' In the original article, Pinkus concluded that "these tumors do not constitute a truly new entity, but, rather, that they are an unusual variety of basal-cell epithelioma" [1].
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