sarcomatoid

Rhabdoid

In pathology, the term “rhabdoid” is used to describe tumour cells that resemble rhabdomyoblasts, which are immature skeletal muscle cells. However, these cells are not true rhabdomyoblasts and the tumours they arise in are not related to muscle tissue. Rhabdoid cells can be seen in a wide variety of tumour types and the presence of …
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Sarcomatoid

Sarcomatoid is a term used to describe cancer cells that look similar to the cells found in a type of cancer called sarcoma. However, sarcomatoid cells are not true sarcoma cells and the tumour is usually another type of cancer called a carcinoma. Sarcomatoid cells may also be described as spindle cells because they are …
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