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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One common cutaneous manifestation of TSC is adenoma sebaceum, which usually develops at an age of 4-6 years and is located over the nose, cheeks, chin, and can include the forehead.
A biopsy taken this patient's chin lesion revealed large vascular spaces with fibrous-stroma consistent with adenoma sebaceum.
In family history, father had seizure episodes and Adenoma Sebaceum (Fig.
Tuberous sclerosis shagreen patch adenoma sebaceum periungual fibroma angiofibromas.
On examination, multiple hyperpigmented small shiny papules with few nodular lesions over nose, alae of nose, cheeks and forehead, characteristic of adenoma sebaceum [Figure 1(a)].
Approximately 20% to 30% of AMLs are found in patients with tuberous sclerosis syndrome (TS), an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by mental retardation, epilepsy & adenoma sebaceum, a distinctive skin lesion (7).