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Disease Carcinoma, Small Cell

Name Carcinoma, Small Cell
Synonyms Carcinoma, Oat Cell | Carcinomas, Oat Cell | Carcinomas, Small Cell | Oat Cell Carcinoma | Oat Cell Carcinomas | SCCL | SCLC | SCLC1 | SMALL CELL CANCER OF THE LUNG | Small Cell Carcinoma | Small Cell Carcinomas
Definition An anaplastic, highly malignant, and usually bronchogenic carcinoma composed of small ovoid cells with scanty neoplasm. It is characterized by a dominant, deeply basophilic nucleus, and absent or indistinct nucleoli. (From Stedman, 25th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1286-7)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018288
OMIM® ID 182280
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DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma, Small Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Carcinoma, Small Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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