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adenoid

[′ad‚nȯid]
(anatomy)
A mass of lymphoid tissue.
Lymphoid tissue of the nasopharynx. Also known as pharyngeal tonsil.
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Twenty five percent AdCC arise in the parotid gland and 60% from the minor salivary glands15 with palate as its most frequent site.16 Adenoid cystic carcinoma shows peak incidence in 4th to 7th decades of life.20 Treatment for AdCC is surgery followed by radiotherapy.19
Adenoid cystic carcinoma and mucoepidermoid carcinoma were classified based on the WHO Histologic Typing of Salivary Gland Tumors.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the breast is rare, accounting for less than 0.1% of all breast cancers.
AL101 is currently in Phase 2 for adenoid cystic carcinoma patients with tumor bearing Notch activating mutations (ACCURACY).
Adenoid cystic carcinoma is rare, and it accounts for only 1%~4% of all head and neck tumors ([a]).
VISIBILITY: Tonsils are visible directly when we look at our mouth in a mirror, but adenoids are not visible directly, as it is behind nasal cavity.
Traditional cold steel adenoidectomy was performed using a classic adenoid curette.
Among the adults with adenoid hypertrophy, 95 (63.76%) were males.
The study suggested that shorter-term benefits of these surgeries may not continue up to the age of 30 apart from the reduced risk for tonsillitis (for all surgeries) and sleep disorders (for adenoidectomy or adenoid removal).
Focal microcystic spaces with basophilic material resembling adenoid cystic carcinoma were noted (figure 2, A).
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a malignant salivary gland tumor that was first described by Billroth in 1859 and gave the term cylindroma attributing to its cribriform appearance formed by the tumor cells with cylindrical pseudolumina or pseudospaces.
The presence of biofilms on the surface of adenoid tissue has been established and numerous studies have shown a correlation between the presence of biofilms on the adenoid and the occurrence of chronic upper respiratory tract infections.