stromal tumor

A tumor that arises in the supporting connective tissue of an organ.

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  • Stromal tumor — A stromal tumor is a tumor that arises in the supporting connective tissue of an organ. External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=44929 Stromal tumor] entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms …   Wikipedia

  • Surface epithelial-stromal tumor — ICD9|220 ICDO = Caption = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = DiseasesDB = Surface epithelial stromal tumors are a class of ovarian neoplasms that may be benign or malignant. Neoplasms in this group are thought to be derived… …   Wikipedia

  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumor — Infobox Disease Name = Gastrointestinal stromal tumor Caption = Histopathologic image of gastrointestinal stromal tumour of the stomach. Hematoxylin eosin stain. DiseasesDB = 33849 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj =… …   Wikipedia

  • gastrointestinal stromal tumor — GIST. A type of tumor that usually begins in cells in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. It can be benign or malignant. Also called GIST …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • gastrointestinal stromal tumor — (GIST) any of a group of leiomyosarcomas that arise in the lamina muscularis of the stomach or intestine; some have epithelioid cells and others have spindle cells …   Medical dictionary

  • gonadal stromal tumor — androblastoma (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • Tumor del estroma gastrointestinal — Imagen histopatológica de tumor del estroma gastrointestinal de estómago. Tinción con hematoxilina eosina. Clasificación y recursos externos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stromal cell-derived factor-1 — SDF 1 (stromal cell derived factor 1) is small cytokine belonging to the chemokine family that is officially designated Chemokine (C X C motif) ligand 12 (CXCL12). PBB Summary section title = summary text = For background information on… …   Wikipedia

  • Stromal cell — In cell biology, stromal cells are connective tissue cells of an organ found in the loose connective tissue. These are most often associated with the uterine mucosa (endometrium), prostate, bone marrow precursor cells, and the ovary as well as… …   Wikipedia

  • tumor — 1. Any swelling or tumefaction. 2. SYN: neoplasm. 3. One of the four signs of inflammation (t., calor, dolor, rubor) enunciated by Celsus. [L. t., a swelling] acinar cell t. a …   Medical dictionary

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