adenoma

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Related to basal cell adenoma: basal cell carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma

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 main differential diagnosis of basal cell adenoma includes basal cell adenocarcinoma.
Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary glands: comparison with basal cell adenoma through assessment of cell proliferation, apoptosis, and expression of p53 and bcl-2.
In other cases, PLGA can be indistinguishable from PA and basal cell adenoma, especially the tubulotrabecular variant.

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