adenoma

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Related to carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma: hemangiopericytoma, Warthin tumor

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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Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma and adenoid cystic carcinoma are the most frequently reported salivary malignancies of the PPS.
If an area of carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma (CEPA) is discovered, it is crucial to determine whether it extends beyond the limits of the capsule.
There are 3 distinct histologic types of malignant mixed tumor: carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma, which comprises most malignant mixed tumors; metastasizing mixed tumors; and carcinosarcomas, which are true malignant mixed tumors.