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ple·o·mor·phic

(plē'ō-mōr'fik),
1. Synonym(s): polymorphic
2. Among fungi, having two or more spore forms; also used to describe a sterile mutant dermatophyte resulting from degenerative changes in culture.

pleomorphic

adjective Referring to a variable appearance or morphology.

pleomorphic

adjective Referring to a variable appearance or morphology

ple·o·mor·phic

(plē'ō-mōr'fik)
1. Synonym(s): polymorphic.
2. Among fungi, having two or more spore forms; also used to describe a sterile mutant dermatophyte resulting from degenerative changes in culture.
3. Among bacteria, not uniform in shape and size when viewed microscopically.

pleomorphic

(of cells) having several shapes.
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Pleomorphic LCIS refers to LCIS with high-grade cytologic features that often occur in association with invasive pleomorphic lobular carcinoma and can mimic high-grade DCIS.
In salivary gland tumours, pleomorphic adenoma of parotid (47.
Age/sex Diagnosis diagnosis 1 22/M Neuroendocrine Intraoperatively adenoma 2 64/F Jugulotympanic Preoperatively paraganglioma 3 16/M Flemangioma Preoperatively 4 46/M Pleomorphic Intraoperatively adenoma 5 60/F Facial nerve Intraoperatively schwannoma 6 41/F Meningioma Preoperatively 7 8/M Non-neoplastic Intraoperatively foreign material Canal Structures Pt.
Histologically, PXA has lipidized pleomorphic giant cells, fascicles of spindled cells in a reticulin rich stroma, eosinophilic granular bodies (EGBs) and a lymphocytic infiltrate.
Key Words: Pleomorphic adenoma, lipomatous differentiation, squamous metaplasia.
Type of benign tumor were; pleomorphic adenoma, monomorphic adenoma, warthin tumor, myoepithelioma and hemangioma.
The prognosis of pleomorphic adenoma is excellent if removed completely.
While pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common rhabdomyosarcoma encountered in adults.
In this retrospective study, major salivary glands were more affected than minor glands by neoplastic processes and pleomorphic adenoma and adenoid cystic carcinoma were the most frequent benign and malignant tumors, respectively, at a tertiary health center in southern Brazil.
Overall, pleomorphic adenoma contributed to 76% of the lesions and Warthin's tumour to 17%.
6) The most common locally aggressive tumor of the palate is the pleomorphic adenoma.
The overall picture suggested a diagnosis of pleomorphic adenoma.