spiculation


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spic·u·la·tion

 (spĭk′yə-lā′shən)
n.
Formation into a spicule or spicules.

spiculation

(ˌspɪkjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
the formation of something into spicula
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Some high-grade tumors may also present signs of common lung cancers such as spiculation, pleural infiltration, lymphadenopathy, or even distant metastasis on CT.
Mammography depicts multiple small masses, asymmetric noncalcified densities or spiculation.
They used gender, smoking history, age, diameter, spiculation and FDG uptake to estimate the probability of malignancy of SPNs.
5cm X 10cm) lobulated mass lesion seen in the right hemithorax showing smooth margin with no evidence of calcification or spiculation.
3) morphological description, including colors based on the Naturalist's Color Guide of the American Museum of Natural History (NCG, Smithe, 1975), spiculation [with measurements of n=25 spicules, unless otherwise noted, providing minimum-mean (standard deviation)-maximum sizes, usually length x width] and/or architecture (min.
There was no obvious displacement or fracture of the overlying cortical bone, but there was some spiculation and edema consistent with cortical destruction, suggesting involvement by her underlying MM, compared with previous images.
One important feature in automated mass detection and classification is mass boundary spiculation level" [13].
Mammography generally does not demonstrate a distinct mass, spiculation or microcalcification.
Table 2 Tumor Staging With CT Colonography (5) Tumor Stage CTC Findings T1 T1 and T2 are difficult to Tumor of mucosa or distinguish with CTC submucoso T2 Tumor extends into muscularis propria T3 On CTC images, tumor Tumor extends beyond apppears dense, with spiculation muscularis propria into in the perirectal fat, or perirectal tissue and fat has a nodular or lobulated outer margin T4 Tumor is invading other structures and organs