small cell carcinoma


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small cell carcinoma

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Noun1.small cell carcinoma - highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasmsmall cell carcinoma - highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
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The increased risk in high saturated fat consumption was more evident among current smokers than non-smokers and for squamous and small cell carcinoma.
1) Carcinomas with neuroendocrine features are subclassified into 3 groups: well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumor (WD-NET), which are low-grade tumors that architecturally resemble carcinoid tumors of other sites; poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma (PD-NEC) or small cell carcinoma, which is identical to its pulmonary counterpart; and invasive breast carcinoma with neuroendocrine differentiation (IBC-NED), which is a breast carcinoma of special or no special type that demonstrates neuroendocrine differentiation by immunohistochemistry.
It may merge with foci of overlying CIS or with invasive urothelial carcinoma, small cell carcinoma or adenocarcinoma.
5%) had newly diagnosed NET or a related tumor (5 carcinoid, 3 pheochromocytoma, 5 pancreatic NET, 7 adrenal adenoma, 2 prostatic adenocarcinoma, 2 GIT NET, 1 medullary thyroid carcinoma, 1 Schwannoma, 2 lung small cell carcinoma, 2 parathyroid adenoma, and 8 pituitary macroadenoma).
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1) Small cell carcinoma of the lung is well known, but can also occur in many extra pulmonary sites, such as bowel, pancreas, bladder, salivary glands, skin, breast, cervix and prostate.
Unusual and underappreciated: small cell carcinoma of the prostate.
Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the larynx encompass five separate tumors: paraganglioma, typical carcinoid, atypical carcinoid, small cell carcinoma, and large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma.
Small cell carcinoma of the bladder is a rare, aggressive, poorly differentiated neuroendocrine neoplasm accounting for only 0.
We report a rare case of solitary SEM from prostatic small cell carcinoma detected by MRI.
Small cell carcinoma is composed of small cells with nuclear molding, stippled chromatin, traumatic nuclear streaking and scant cytoplasm.