Cribriform pattern

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Cribriform pattern, also cribriform architecture, is a morphologic pattern that is common in pathology, and may be seen in benign and malignant tissue.

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Definition

Pierced with small holes.[1]

Some considerations

Breast

Prostate

Gastrointestinal tract

Salivary gland

Gynecology

See also

References

  1. URL: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/cribriform. Accessed on: 8 August 2011.