squamous cell


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squa·mous cell

a flat scalelike epithelial cell.

squamous cell

Etymology: L, squama, scale, cella, storeroom
a flat, scalelike epithelial cell.

squa·mous cell

(skwā'mŭs sel)
A flat, scalelike epithelial cell.

squamous cell

A flat, scaly epithelial cell.

Patient discussion about squamous cell

Q. what is the most accurate pathological test to identify the primary source of a cystic mass in the neck? the mass was removed. Pathologist was unable to identify the source and diagnosed the mass as a branchilogic carcinmoa (which is extremely rare, if exists at all). Therefore, I am looking for the most updated test and examinations that can be applied to blocks of the mass and determine their origin (primary source)

A. Pathologic examinaions under a microscope are the most accurate ones there are, and sometimes even they don't help to identify the cell types. I do not have any other ideas on other tests you can do, and I believe you should follow the treatment your doctors will advise you based on this diagnosis they have made.

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Abbreviations: AGC, atypical glandular cells; AIS, adenocarcinoma in situ; ASC-H, atypical squamous cells, a highgrade squamous intraepithelial lesion cannot be ruled out; ASC-US, atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance; HSIL, highgrade squamous intraepithelial lesion; LSIL, low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion; LSIL-H, low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, a high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion cannot be ruled out; SCCA, squamous cell carcinoma.
Squamous cell carcinoma begins in the squamous cells, which are thin, flat cells that resemble fish scales under a microscope.
Heterogeneity of a tumor antigen TA-4 of squamous cell carcinoma in relation to its appearance in the circulation.
4 percent) had at least one squamous cell carcinoma, 24 (7.
Squamous cell carcinoma is a skin cancer also related to sunlight exposure.
Skin cancers, including melanoma, basal cell cancer, and squamous cell cancer, are the most common of all cancers.
Abstract: Clear cell squamous cell carcinoma in situ, also referred to as pagetoid or clear cell Bowen disease, is a rare pathologic variant of this neoplasm.
She was treated for a squamous cell carcinoma, a malignant tumour, in November.

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