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Is there much difference between neoplastic and dysplastic cells?

Yes yes: There is a difference between neoplastic and dysplastic. Dysplastic , abnormal growth or development of existing tissue. Neoplastic, relates to a new growth or tumor. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between a mole and a dysplastic nevus?

How to tell the difference between a mole and a dysplastic nevus?

Biopsy is only: way to tell for sure. A qualified dermatologist can usually tell the difference between a benign or suspicious lesion in the majority of cases, so you should see one if your mole has changed appearance or increased in size. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a regular mole and a dysplastic nevus? both had the potential to become malignant.

What's the difference between a regular mole and a dysplastic nevus? both had the potential to become malignant.

D. Nevi vs. melanoma: Any skin color can have nevi, but they are harder to follow on dark skin. Nevi, pigmented lesions, can change color, itch, bleed, or have irregular borders. They are on the spectrum from dysplastic nevus to malignant melanoma. Some people have many nevi and are at higher risk of getting a melanoma, especially with family history. Sun Protective clothing is key: sunscreen doesn't block melanoma. ...Read more

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Neoplastic follicular cell, what is this?

Neoplastic follicular cell, what is this?

Thyroid gland: Fine needle aspiration of thyroid gland nodule can be interpreted as neoplastic follicular cells seen. It means FNA material is adequate and follicular cells are atypical which can be seen in follicular neoplasm, such as; follicular adenoma, or follicular carcinoma. After this diagnosis, it's recommended that surgery to be performed for a definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is step 1 of a neoplastic follicular cell MCQ?

What is step 1 of a neoplastic follicular cell MCQ?

Thyroid gland: Neoplastic follicular cells present: Differential diagnosis includes Follicular adenoma, follicular carcinoma, papillary carcinoma, follicular type, or follicular hurtlhle cell neoplasm etc ...Read more

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Biopsy report: severely dysplastic keratinizing squamous cells. Does it mean that there is a cancerous growth?

Biopsy report: severely dysplastic keratinizing squamous cells. Does it mean that there is a cancerous growth?

Almost: In your history, you acknowledge you already have been treated for one squamous cell carcinoma of your buccal mucosa. You're only 32 years old. You have a second lesion that is probably going to turn into frank cancer if it isn't already. If you are smoking or chewing tobacco, you must stop now. And this lesion must be treated. Period. Good luck. Stay proactive. ...Read more

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Atypical glandular cells - favor neoplastic was my pap smear test result. Negative colposcopy- & endocervical curretings result. Please explain.

Atypical glandular cells - favor neoplastic was my pap smear test result. Negative colposcopy- & endocervical curretings result. Please explain.

Maybe benign and overcall: It is possible that the cells are reactive and they were over called as worrisome for cancer but in fact are completely normal this would explain the findings. You should have me look at the pap smear i will give you the right answer. ...Read more

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What is a neoplastic nodule?

It means possibly ca: Neoplasm or neoplastic is another way of saying 'cancer'. ...Read more

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What does dysplastic olecranon mean ?

What does dysplastic olecranon mean ?

Dysplastic=poorly : ...Formed or small . Can b due to an injury 2 the growth plate if 1 side. Both sides may b congenital. The image is a fracture of the olecranon process. ...Read more

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What does a dysplastic nevus look like?

What does a dysplastic nevus look like?

ABCDE's of moles: Atypical moles that resemble melanoma often has one or all of the following characteristics: a for asymmetry; b for irregular borders; c for lots of different colors (or shades of brown); d for rapidly growing diameter; e for evolving or changing mole. If you have any moles with these characteristics, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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