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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Fine-Needle Aspirate (FNA) Diagnoses Using Conventional Criteria and Follow-up Histopathologic Diagnoses FNA Diagnosis (n) Surgical Follow-up (n) Hurthle cell neoplasm (13) Hurthle cell adenoma (6) Hurthle cell carcinoma (3) Hashimoto's thyroiditis (4) Nonneoplastic thyroid (17) Hurthle cell carcinoma (1) Hashimoto's thyroiditis (12) Nodular goiter (4)
of Cytology Diagnosis Histologic Diagnosis Cases Papillary carcinoma Follicular adenoma + 1 Hashimoto thyroiditis Follicular adenoma 1 Multinodular goiter 1 Subacute granulomatous 1 thyroiditis Benign cystic nodule 1 Atypical adenoma 1 Positive for Hurthle cell adenoma 1 malignancy, NOS(*) (*) NOS indicates not otherwise specified.
Among the benign lesions which are histologically proved, Hurthle cell adenomas showed increased number and size of AgNORs, when compared to the other type of benign lesions.