adenoma

(redirected from Adrenal adenoma)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to Adrenal adenoma: pheochromocytoma

adenoma:

see neoplasmneoplasm
or tumor,
tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback controls limit cell division after a certain number of cells have developed, allowing for tissue repair
..... Click the link for more information.
.

adenoma

[‚ad·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of glandular origin and structure.
References in periodicals archive ?
CgA was moderately raised in all patients with adrenal adenomas (7/7), prostatic adenocarcinoma (2/2), medullary thyroid carcinoma (1/1), Schwannoma (1/1), and small cell lung carcinoma (2/2).
About 70% of adrenal adenomas are lipid-rich and contain abundant intracytoplasmic fat, as opposed to most malignant lesions that lack intracellular lipid.
2 cm) with features suggestive of an adrenal adenoma.
The definitive diagnosis was Cushing Disease in 10 subjects and ACTH-independent Cushing's syndrome due to an adrenal adenoma in 10 subjects.
Despite the difference in the hypertension rate, actual blood pressure levels did not differ between the two groups because more of the adrenal adenoma patients were taking antihypertensive medication than were the goiter patients, Dr.
The most important imaging feature is lack of signal drop-off on the OOP images, distinguishing this tumor from a lipid-rich adrenal adenoma.
11) They are usually found incidentally in the adrenals but sometimes are associated with endocrinopathies such as Cushing's disease and adrenal adenoma.
Table 20: Mean CT attenuation of adrenal metastasis Mass Adrenal metastasis Adrenal adenoma Pre contrast 23HU 10HU Post contrast 43HU 24HU
Combined adrenal adenoma and myelolipoma in a patient with Cushing's syndrome: Case report and review of the literature.
Of these tumors, adrenal adenoma and adrenal myolipoma contain a fat component and can be differentiated on MRI.
7) Rarely ectopic GHRH from thymic tumors, small cell lung cancer, adrenal adenoma and pheochromocytoma have been reported.