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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A biopsy taken this patient's chin lesion revealed large vascular spaces with fibrous-stroma consistent with adenoma sebaceum. A CT scan revealed cortical calcifications consistent with calcified tubers.
Adenoma sebaceum, pathognomonic lesions, begin to be visible from age 2 to 6 years and occur in more than 50% of patients.
In family history, father had seizure episodes and Adenoma Sebaceum (Fig.
Adenoma sebaceum was the commonest (95%) cutaneous feature of tuberous sclerosis followed by ash leaf macule and shagreen patch each seen in 90% patients followed by Koenen's tumour seen in 75% patients.
(2) Sherlock (3) coined the name 'epiloia', the diagnostic triad composed of epilepsy, low intelligence and adenoma sebaceum.
In addition to this, adenoma sebaceum, hypomelanoticpatches("ash leaf spots") and shagreen patches [Fig.1] were detected on her physical examination.
Clinical diagnosis is easy when the patient presents with classical triad of seizures, mental retardation and adenoma sebaceum. However, in a patient presenting with an incomplete form of tuberous sclerosis, mistakes in the diagnosis are possible.