adenosquamous carcinoma
A type of cancer that contains two types of cells: squamous cells (thin, flat cells that line certain organs) and gland-like cells.

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  • Adenosquamous carcinoma — is a type of cancer that contains two types of cells: squamous cells (thin, flat cells that line certain organs) and gland like cells. External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=476766 Adenosquamous carcinoma] entry in… …   Wikipedia

  • adenosquamous carcinoma — 1. adenoacanthoma. 2. a diverse category of bronchogenic carcinoma with areas of glandular, squamous, and large cell differentiation; in some cases inclusion of a tumor in this category rather than in one of the more specific categories of… …   Medical dictionary

  • carcinoma — Any of various types of malignant neoplasm derived from epithelial cells, chiefly glandular (adenocarcinoma) or squamous (squamous cell c.); the most commonly occurring kind of cancer. [G. karkinoma, fr. karkinos, cancer, + oma, tumor] Like other …   Medical dictionary

  • Combined small-cell lung carcinoma — Classification and external resources Combined small cell lung carcinoma containing a component of squamous cell carcinoma ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

  • Squamous-cell carcinoma — Squamous cell carcinoma, NOS Classification and external resources SCC of the skin tends to arise from pre malignant lesions, actinic keratoses; surface is usually scaly and often ulcerates (as shown here). ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Small-cell carcinoma — Classification and external resources Micrograph of a small cell carcinoma of the lung showing cells with nuclear moulding, minimal amount of cytoplasm and stippled chromatin. FNA specim …   Wikipedia

  • Non-small-cell lung carcinoma — Classification and external resources Micrograph of a squamous carcinoma, a type of non small cell lung carcinoma. FNA specimen. Pap stain. MedlinePlus …   Wikipedia

  • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma — Classification and external resources Metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma in a lymph node ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

  • Adrenocortical carcinoma — Infobox Disease Name = Adrenocortical carcinoma Caption = Metastasis of an adrenocortical carcinoma to the lung DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|C|74|0|c|73 ICD9 = ICD9|194 ICDO = 8370/3 OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = ped eMedicineTopic = 41… …   Wikipedia

  • Lung cancer — Classification and external resources Cross section of a human lung. The white area in the upper lobe is cancer; the black areas are discoloration due to smoking. ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

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