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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
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adenoma

[‚ad·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of glandular origin and structure.
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Therefore, adrenal adenomas containing intracellular lipid generally will demonstrate signal loss on out-of-phase imaging (Figure 6), unlike metastatic lesions which will not show signal loss.
Further analysis showed that men who reported high levels of sedentary behaviors and low levels of participation in recreational activities such as walking, jogging, and playing golf, were 41 percent more likely to experience colorectal adenoma recurrence compared with men who reported low levels of both sedentary behaviors and recreational activity.
Overall, the histologic and immunohistochemical profile most closely resembled a basal cell adenoma.
Clinicopathologic correlations of silent corticotroph adenomas of the pituitary: report of four cases and literature review.
Given that this tumour, like many other villous adenomas and associated adenocarcinomas reported in the lower urinary tract, is positive for CEA by immunohistochemical staining of formalin fixed tissue, there may be a role for serum CEA as a tumour marker.
This study was not double-blinded, randomised or placebo-controlled, and was limited by the small female sample size; however, the noteworthiness lies in the ease with which elevated homocysteine levels can be reduced with increased intake of folate, thus reducing colorectal adenoma development and CC risk.
Gonadotropin release by clinically nonfunctioning and gonadotroph pituitary adenomas in vivo and in vitro: relation to sex and effects of thyrotropin-releasing hormone, gonadotropin-releasing hormone, and bromocriptine.
We present the case of an atypical carcinoid tumor of lung origin metastasizing to a known pituitary adenoma.
The most frequent IHC classification in the training set was "null," meaning that IHC failed to identify any specific hormone expression in 53% of adenomas in the training cases.
Sex-specific prevalence of adenomas, advanced adenomas, and colorectal cancer in individuals undergoing screening colonoscopy.
This protocol applies only to pituitary adenomas, hyperplasias, and carcinomas and to craniopharyngiomas.
Acute degenerative changes in adenomas of the pituitary bodywith special reference to pituitary apoplexy.