skin tumor


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Noun1.skin tumor - a neoplasm originating in the epidermisskin tumor - a neoplasm originating in the epidermis
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), produced by MCV (Merkel cell polyomavirus) is known as a rare skin tumor which can have an aggressive clinical evolution with an unfavorable prognosis.
Malignant nodular hidradenoma (MNH), first described as clear cell eccrine carcinoma by Keasbey and Hadley in 1954 (1-3) is an uncommon, highly malignant, primary skin tumor derived from eccrine sweat glands (1-6) accounting for approximately 6% of malignant eccrine tumors.
In this 2002 study the mouse skin tumor model, sesamol was found to provide a 50% reduction in skin papillomas at 20 weeks after promotion with 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol 13-acetate.
in 1997 [7] and since then, less than 60 cases have been reported in the literature, making it an uncommon skin tumor that may pose diagnostic challenges to clinicians and pathologists.
Pilomatrixoma is a rare benign skin tumor arising from hair follicle stem cells which is also known as calcifying epithelioma of Malharbe.
In cases where distinction between metastatic and primary skin tumor is difficult, a variety of immunohistochemical staining panels can be helpful [13-17].
Malignant melanoma (MM) was the most common malignant skin tumor encountered in this study, constituting 61 cases (33%).
Thus, topical application of sulforaphane-containing broccoli sprout extracts is a promising strategy for protecting against skin tumor formation after exposure to UV radiation.
The formation of skin tumors in these mice depended on polyamine biosynthesis, especially PU, because treatment with the specific inhibitor of ODC activity, alpha-difluoromethylornithine, blocked skin tumor formation and caused rapid regression of existing tumors (12).
Chondroid syringoma is a rare, generally benign skin tumor arising from sweat glands and often located in the head and neck region.
"Hundreds of thousands of patients may be unnecessarily burdened with the belief that they have had a potentially lethal cancer (melanoma) when in fact they have had a skin tumor that is very unlikely to be lethal," he wrote.
I remember a slide of a large bovine papilloma [a benign skin tumor in cattle] shown by a veterinarian.