mesonephroma

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mesonephroma

 [mez″o-nĕ-fro´mah]
clear cell adenocarcinoma.

mes·o·ne·phro·ma

(mez'ō-ne-frō'mă),
Obsolete term for a relatively rare malignant neoplasm of the ovary and corpus uteri, thought to originate in mesonephric structures that become misplaced in ovarian tissue during embryonic development; characterized by a tubular pattern, with focal proliferation of epithelial cells with clear cytoplasm or of the hob-nail type; so-called glomeruloid structures are reported, that is, small convolutions or tufts of tiny tubate formations with capillaries extending into the spaces.
[mesonephros + -oma, tumor]

mes·o·ne·phro·ma

(mez'ō-nĕ-frō'mă)
A rare malignant neoplasm of the ovary and corpus uteri, thought to originate in mesonephric structures that become misplaced in ovarian tissue during embryonic development.
Synonym(s): clear cell carcinoma, mesometanephric carcinoma.
[mesonephros + -oma, tumor]
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Mesonephric adenocarcinoma is a rare neoplasm of uterine cervix.
Keywords: Mesonephric adenocarcinoma, Uterine cervix.
[12] evaluated molecular genetic hybridization in a case of mesonephric adenocarcinoma and they postulated clonal evolution of nephrogenic adenoma to clear cell adenocarcinoma.
Lupton, "Mixed mesonephric adenocarcinoma and transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder," Histopathology, vol.
(2) Human papillomavirus DNA is only very rarely detected in the nonmucinous types of ADC, such as clear cell, serous, and mesonephric adenocarcinoma. (2,8) In addition, gastric type, which includes minimaldeviation adenocarcinoma, was shown to be unrelated to HPV infection.
Mesonephric adenocarcinoma is a rare cervical tumor that develops from the mesonephric duct remnants located deep in the lateral cervical stroma.
In the older literature, the tumours in most cases were designated as "mesonephric adenocarcinoma" but they lacked convincing evidence for a mesonephric origin [2].
[12] reported a case of mesonephric adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder in a lady who had cystoscopy which revealed a nonpapillary tumour in her bladder.
A small proportion of endocervical adenocarcinomas--for example, mesonephric adenocarcinoma and gastric-type mucinous adenocarcinomas--are not typically associated with high-risk HPV infection, however, and therefore these entities lack diffuse p16 immunoreactivity in most cases.
Mesonephric adenocarcinomas of the cervix are commonly positive for CD10, paired box 8 (PAX8), vimentin, and calretinin, while they usually lack staining with ER and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA).
Mesonephric Adenocarcinoma.--Mesonephric adenocarcinoma is an uncommon subtype of cervical adenocarcinoma, usually diagnosed in women of reproductive and postmenopausal age, and is typically HPV unrelated.
Mesonephric adenocarcinomas of the uterine cervix: a study of 11 cases with immunohistochemical findings.