adenosis


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Related to adenosis: sclerosing adenosis, microglandular adenosis

adenosis

[‚ad·ən′ō·səs]
(medicine)
Any nonneoplastic glandular disease, especially one involving the lymph nodes.
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Specific benign and malignant lesions Pathological diagnosis n Benign lesions (N = 98) Atypical ductal hyperplasia 1 Phyllodes 1 Ductal ectasia 2 Lipoid necrosis 2 Ductal hyperplasia 8 Fibroadenoma 14 Sclerosing adenosis 20 Fibrocystic change 50 Malignant lesions (N = 4) Ductal carcinoma in situ 3 Invasive lobular carcinoma 1 Table 3.
Sclerosing adenosis is a benign condition of the breast in which extra tissue develops within the breast lobules.
Design and preliminary observations of National Cooperative Diethylstilbestrol Adenosis (DESAD) Project.
The use of tamoxifen reduced the incidence of adenosis by 41%.
However, when one of the nation's foremost breast cancer researchers examined Denise's biopsy, he discovered that the sample didn't reveal cancer but sclerosing adenosis, a benign but unusual and complicated pattern of cell growth that mimics cancer.
9-cm fibroadenoma existing within a surrounding area of hyalinised stroma and sclerosing adenosis (Figure 3).
Other reasons for overcalling stromal invasion may be related to tangential cutting, cancerization of lobules, and involvement of sclerosing adenosis or a radial scar (16).
61) The differential diagnosis for atypical small acinar proliferation includes prostate carcinoma, high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN), adenosis, atrophy, and crowded benign glands, among others.
Pathologic findings for 32 foci biopsied from 27 patients after abnormalities were identified on MRI Pathologic finding Number of foci Malignant 14 (44%) Infiltrating ductal 11 Infiltrating lobular 1 Ductal carcinoma in situ 2 Benign 18 (56%) Papilloma 4 Stromal fibrosis 3 Ductal/lobular hyperplasia 3 Fibrocystic changes 3 Fibroadenoma 2 Sclerosing adenosis 2 Cyst 1
Intrauterine diethylstilbestrol exposure and its consequences: pathologic characteristics of vaginal adenosis, clear cell adenocarcinoma, and related lesions.
In that case, LCIS was present amid extensive nodular sclerosing adenosis, which was considered the imaging abnormality, and LCIS was considered incidental in this case.
Our practice recommends short-term follow-up for benign-appearing lesions such as fibroadenomas, fibrocystic disease, sclerosing adenosis, and proliferative changes.