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umbilical tumors

Thursday 17 June 2010

Primary tumors of the umbilicus may take the form of adenocarcinoma, sarcoma, melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma or, rarely, basal cell carcinoma.

Rarely, umbilical adenocarcinomas assume a papillary pattern with psammoma bodies.

A clear cell acanthoma-like lesion of the umbilicus has been reported in an infant.

Types

- umbilical adenocarcinoma
- umbilical sarcoma
- umbilical melanoma
- umbilical squamous cell carcinoma
- umbilical basal cell carcinoma.
- umbilical umbilical adenocarcinoma
- umbilical clear cell acanthoma-like lesion

See also

- umbilical carcinoma
- umbilical cord tumors

  • umbilical cord teratoma