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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All patients had parathyroid adenoma and no parathyroid carcinoma was found.
While no obvious association was seen for men with a potentially more dangerous type of adenoma (serrated), a trend towards reduced risk was seen for those measuring 1 or more cm, which is considered to be large.
The latter is particularly helpful in differentiating hyperplastic duodenal polyps, usually CDX2-, from duodenal serrated adenomas with traditional serrated adenoma (TSA)-like features, which are usually CDX2+ and have a more aggressive behavior.
"Existing data on colorectal cancer risk reduction by aspirin suggest that the decrease in colorectal adenoma recurrence that we report for both agents is likely to translate into a clinically meaningful decrease in long-term colorectal cancer risk," Dr.
In conclusion, EPA (2 g per day) and aspirin (300 mg per day) did not reduce the proportion of participants with at least one adenoma at 1-year surveillance colonoscopy in individuals at high risk for CRC.
Lipid-rich adenomas are the most common tumor of the adrenal gland.
"The number of polyps that providers find during a screening colonoscopy and remove is referred to as the adenoma detection rate.
"Identification of non-advanced adenoma may not be associated with increased colorectal cancer risk," the authors write.
KEYWORDS: Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery, Pituitary Adenoma, Sellar Tumor.
Sometimes, Sialosis which is a salivary gland enlargement by hypertrophy can also be mistaken for Pleomorphic adenoma. Differentiating features are abundant acinar and ductal tissue is seen in a clean background.
The presence of single bilobular mass in CT suggested a diagnosis of an adrenocortical adenoma. Biochemical tests performed prior to surgery suggested no sign of pheochromocytoma with normal metanephrine, normetanephrine, and dopamine levels.
Expression and significance of E-cadherin and b-catenins in pituitary adenoma. Int J Surg Pathol 2013; 21: 363-367, doi: 10.1177/1066896912471850.