Dictionary » N » Neoplasm

Neoplasm

neoplasm

(Science: oncology, pathology) New and abnormal growth of tissue, which may be benign or cancerous. An abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.[[Tissue that has no apparent useful function in the body, such as a [[malignant tumour being a good example; the appendix organ being another (where the tissues that form the appendix have no positive use).


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Diagnosis of thyroid nodule help

... particular small sheet of follicular epithelial cells lacks atypia for pappillary carcinoma or microfollicular arraignments for a follicular neoplasm." This suggests that what the histologist did not observe tissue that has typical neoplastic or cancerous appearace. 2. "NOTE: Clinical ...

See entire post
by LilKim
Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Diagnosis of thyroid nodule help
Replies: 1
Views: 3601

Diagnosis of thyroid nodule help

... This particular small sheet of follicular epithelial cells lacks atypia for pappillary carcinoma or microfollicular arraignments for a follicular neoplasm. NOTE: Clinical correlation is recommended and if this nodule changes its physical characteristics recommend repeat FNA in a period of 3-6 ...

See entire post
by robinsjoy
Sat Sep 30, 2006 12:53 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Diagnosis of thyroid nodule help
Replies: 1
Views: 3601


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 9,795 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link