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pertaining to or of the nature of cancer; malignant.
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Pertaining to or manifesting the characteristic properties of carcinoma.
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adjective Referring to or characterised by carcinoma.
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Pertaining to or manifesting the properties of carcinoma.
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This description is distinct from marked pleomorphism amidst otherwise carcinomatous nests, a finding regularly encountered in high-grade squamous carcinoma and adenocarcinoma and not sufficient for a giant cell designation.
(2) In the collision theory, carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements arise independently, whereas the combination theory suggests that both cellular components develop from a single progenitor cell.
Howell, "Carcinomatous meningitis in solid tumours," Annals of Oncology, vol.
An alternative diagnosis, including bacterial meningitis, Creutzfeld-Jakob disease, non-convulsive status epilepticus, acute disseminating encephalomyelitis, Brucella encephalitis, anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, and carcinomatous meningitis, was established in 13 (19.1%) patients.
Prostatic carcinosarcoma is a rare malignancy composed of sarcomatous and carcinomatous elements.
Paraneoplastic arthritis, or carcinomatous polyarthritis, is a rare condition, and it may precede the clinical manifestation before being diagnosed, without the cancer becoming symptomatic.
Anatomopathological study confirms the diagnosis of sclerosing basal cell carcinoma, with compromised margin in the region adjacent to the nasal root, perineural carcinomatous invasion, and vascular emboli, and the absence of lymph node metastasis.
Ha et al., "Diagnostic value of cerebrospinal fluid level of carcinoembryonic antigen in patients with leptomeningeal carcinomatous metastasis," Journal of Clinical Neurology, vol.
coli, within the carcinomatous cells, could potentially cause the bowel to blood translocation, thus causing E.
Jones, "Carcinomatous transformation of a sublingual dermoid cyst," International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
Pleural paracentesis maybe useful to exclude carcinomatous pleurisy.
(7,9,13) In cases of carcinomatous pleuritis, large doses of OK-432 at concentrations of 10 KE/10 ml (14) and 5 KE/50 ml (15) have been reported; these large doses were injected so that OK-432 could be dispersed over an extensive area.