malignant neoplasm


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Noun1.malignant neoplasm - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the bodymalignant neoplasm - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
carcinosarcoma - a malignant neoplasm composed of carcinoma and sarcoma extensively intermixed
malignance, malignancy - (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death
cancer, malignant neoplastic disease - any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
angiosarcoma - a rare malignant neoplasm arising from vascular tissue; usually occurs in the breast and skin and is believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels
myeloma - a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
neuroblastoma - malignant tumor containing embryonic nerve cells; usually metastasizes quickly
neuroepithelioma - malignant tumor of the neuroepithelium
retinoblastoma - malignant ocular tumor of retinal cells; usually occurs before the third year of life; composed of primitive small round retinal cells
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Orbital subperiosteal abscess (OSPA) secondary to paranasal sinus mucocele (PSM) is rare, and it may be misdiagnosed as PSM with orbital invasion or even as a malignant neoplasm.
Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare and highly aggressive malignant neoplasm which can produce intravascular extension into the inferior vena cava (IVC) rarely extend into the right atrium (RA).
In this study, the benign neoplasms of salivary gland were found to have higher incidence as compared to malignant neoplasm and non-neoplastic swellings; 28 cases i.
Whether this pattern will lead to a future increase in the diagnosis of distant-stage disease and prostate cancer mortality requires long-term monitoring because of the slow-growing nature of this malignant neoplasm," the article stated.
Angiosarcoma is an uncommon malignant neoplasm characterized by rapidly proliferating, extensively infiltrating anaplastic cells derived from blood vessels and lining irregular blood-filled spaces.
However, the case referred for consultation at yet another facility, which instead diagnosed the lesion as an epithelioid malignant neoplasm, favoring carcinoma over epithelioid sarcoma, according to the study.
In the youngest age group (0-3 years), malignant neoplasm was not detected.
It includes (1) unsatisfactory/insufficient, (2) negative for neoplasm, (3) lesion of unknown significance, (4) benign neoplasm, (5) suspicious for malignancy, and (6) malignant neoplasm.
Benign chondroid syringoma: report of a case clinically mimicking a malignant neoplasm.
39 patients were found to have LCH and malignant neoplasm, among them, there were 25 who had LCH and HL concurrently.
Diseases most frequently studied (a) in clinical trials approved countrywide (n = 818), based on information from an Anvisa (b) databank, (c) by macro region, state, and ICD-10 (d) code, Brazil, 2009-2012 Macro region State ICD-10 code Number of studies Northeast Rio Grande I20 Angina pectoris 3 do Norte C50 Malignant neoplasm 3 of breast C61 Malignant neoplasm 3 of prostate Maranhao J45 Asthma 1 I51.
Computerized Topographic scan of the chest showed a mixed solid and cystic mass that was proved histopathologically as Pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB) after excision by thoracotomy which is a rare primitive aggressive malignant neoplasm of the thorax occurring in childhood.

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