adenosarcoma

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adenosarcoma

a malignant glandular tumor of the soft tissues of the body.
See also: Cancer
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ad·e·no·sar·co·ma

n. adenosarcoma, tumor maligno.
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2) The occurrence of this tumour type is unusual and its pathogenesis is not completely understood since epithelial cells are not normally present in the retroperitoneum for adenomas and adenosarcomas to develop.
The study group included 7 cases of squamous cell carcinoma, 10 adenocarcinomas, 4 adenosquamous tumors, 2 adenosarcomas, and 2 neuroendocrine tumors.
15] Adenosarcomas show an admixture of a benign epithelial component and a sarcomatous component, whereas carcinosarcomas are characterized by an admixture of malignant epithelial and mesenchymal elements, and carcinofibromas are composed of a malignant epithelial component and benign fibrous component.