- a growth or tumor consisting chiefly of epithelial cells.
Origin of epithelioma
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What factors are to be considered in giving a prognosis in epithelioma?Essentials of Diseases of the Skin
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It is not cancerous, although bearing some resemblance to epithelioma.
Both of these affections are liable in about one-third of the cases to terminate in epithelioma.
It must not be forgotten, however, that many cases of epithelioma begin in chronic glossitis, non-specific as well as syphilitic.
Epithelioma in other situations attacks men much more frequently than women.
- pathol a malignant tumour of epithelial tissue
- A benign or malignant tumor derived from epithelium.
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