adenoma

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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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The aim of the present study was to evaluate E-cadherin, Slug and NCAM expressions in GH-secreting pituitary adenomas and their relationship to the degree of tumor invasiveness.
practice, many gastroenterologists perform follow-up colonoscopy about 5 years after removing one or two nonadvanced adenomas during a screening colonoscopy, Dr.
In the private practice community setting, patients that underwent their colonoscopy in the morning (n=604) had adenomas (n=172) in 28.
However, in our study, all palatal pleomorphic adenomas are from soft palate only.
Classification of pituitary adenomas is nonetheless important, because specific medical therapy can be directed at residual or recurrent disease following resection, especially in the case of prolactin- and growth hormone (GH)-producing neoplasms.
Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is reported to be commonest benign neoplasm of salivary glands in Pakistan constituting 80-90% of all benign salivary gland tumours.
Patients with adenomas were operated on when the localization of the parathyroid adenoma was detected with both scintigraphy and a neck USG.
At least a one-year follow up period of both clinical and laboratorial investigation is recommended for the diagnosis of parathyroid adenomas.
Histopathological findings in the current study are very similar to those previously described for gallbladder adenomas in other species, such as chimpanzee (STAROST & MARTINO, 2002) and bearded dragon (JAKAB et al.
Contrary to the expectations of the study's investigators, daily supplementation for 3-5 years did not reduce the risk of recurrent colorectal adenomas among study participants.