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Resembling a wart; denoting wartlike elevations.
Synonym(s): verrucous
[L. verrucosus]
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Denotes anything having a wartlike appearance.
See also: verruca
[L. verruca, wart, + -ous adj. suffix]
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Histopathologically, verrucous carcinoma is a well-demarcated verrucous squamous proliferation with bulbous rete ridges that push, rather than infiltrate, into the underlying stroma (Figure 3, A).
Three different histological patterns have been described based on the histological architecture and morphology of the lesion: verrucous or warty (A), papillary or cauliflower (B), and flat (C) or slightly raised [5].
Moriwaki, "Immunohistochemical findings and differential diagnosis of papillary-type cutaneous verrucous carcinoma of the neck: A case report," Oncology Letters, vol.
The same observation was made when comparing malignant tumours with either benign tumours (i.e., thyroid carcinomas versus follicular adenoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma versus pleomorphic adenoma) [97, 100] or premalignant lesions (OSCCs versus dysplasia, verrucous carcinoma versus verrucous hyperplasia or verrucous borderline lesions) [69, 70], in which HuR staining pattern has been proposed as an additional diagnostic tool.
(a) An area of verrucous squamous cell carcinoma, connected to a high-grade squamous cell carcinoma, identified on the inner surface of the calyceal diverticulum.
The first manifestations appear in the early days of life as progressive to four stages: vesicular, verrucous, and hyperpigmented, and hypopigmented lesions.
Extensive surgical resections may be performed in patients with laryngeal verruca vulgaris because it can be confused clinically with verrucous carcinoma (2).
Most common subtype is the conventional squamous cell carcinoma, accounting for 90% of the cases, while other relatively common types are Verrucous carcinoma, Papillary squamous cell carcinoma, Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma, Acantholytic squamous cell carcinoma, Spindle cell carcinoma and Adenosquamous carcinoma.7
Secondary findings to leukemic infiltration are described, and an uncommon and excessive expression of verrucous carcinomas can be observed.
Schwartz, "Verrucous carcinoma of the skin and mucosa," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol.
Fibrovascular cores are prominent in WC, papillary carcinoma, not otherwise specified (NOS), and giant condyloma and mostly absent in verrucous carcinoma.
Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis co-existing with linear and verrucous porokeratosis in an elderly woman: Update on the genetics and clinical expression of porokeratosis.