embryoplastic tumour

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embryoplastic tumour

A generic term for tumours of primitive cells, for which the suffix -blastoma is commonly attached.
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Correlating the history, site of lesion, radiological findings and the typical histological features we diagnosed it as a case of embryonal tumour with multi-layered rosettes.
HB is a well-known embryonal tumour, with recognised genetic associations to several known cancer predisposition syndromes including FAP.
Prediction of central nervous system embryonal tumour outcome based on gene expression.
Hepatoblastomas are composed of cells resembling fetal and neonatal liver, hence the classification as an embryonal tumour. Hepatoblastoma is diagnosed in very young children with a peak in the new born period reflecting that these tumours may develop prenatally.
"We found no association of specific modes of IVF treatment or indication for IVF with overall cancer or embryonal tumours."
Telomere maintenance as therapeutic target in embryonal tumours. Anticancer Agents Med Chem 2010;10:196-212.
For craniopharyngioma and embryonal tumours, results were comparable to KNP study who reported 3.7% and 2.7% respectively.
The term was first used for a group of embryonal tumours located in the central nervous system (cPNET) and then expanded to include similar peripherally located tumours (pPNET) (3).
In all age groups, the most common tumours were astrocytic tumours followed by meningeal tumours in adults and embryonal tumours in children and adolescents.
Rest of the tumour categories were peripheral nerve origin tumours, pituitary tumours, craniopharyngioma, embryonal tumours, chordoma and metastasis.
In order of decreasing frequency, other tumour types were schwannoma (7.6%), oligodendroglial tumours (5.5%), metastatic tumours (5%), neurofibroma (4%), ependymoma (3.5%), embryonal tumours (3%), and malignant lymphoma (3%).
Majority of embryonal tumours are neuroblastomas, which are heterogeneous with respect to location, morphology and biological behaviour.