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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Development of hydrops due to congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation can be predicted in the prenatal period by calculating CCAM volume ratio (CVR) on USG.
Adenomatoid tumors have been described briefly in textbooks on FNA cytology and only a few cases of this entity diagnosed by FNAC are recorded in the literature (2,5).
Malignant-mesothelioma with prominent adenomatoid features: aclinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 10 cases.
However, on occasion a rare cause is identified as a congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM).
Although it is extremely rare, schwannoma must be considered in the differential diagnosis of a paratesticular tumour in a pediatric patient, along with other more common benign neoplasms of the paratesticular tissue, such as leiomyoma, lipoma and adenomatoid tumours.
Secondary patterns of DMM include well-differentiated solid (Figure 12), tubulopapillary (Figure 13), or acinar (Figure 14) patterns; less-frequently adenomatoid or poorly differentiated solid patterns are seen, and deciduoid, adenoid cystic, signet ring, clear cell, or small cell patterns are seen infrequently.
The differential diagnosis includes malignant testicular tumor, adenomatoid tumor, epididymitis, hemangioma and hematoma.
So, when what parents-to-be expect to be a normal ultrasound ends in long pauses, lots of note taking, whispers and diagnoses like: gastroschisis, giant omphalocele, congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM), twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), among others; parents are scared and may not receive the latest treatment options available.
Other conditions may be corrected by fetal surgery and require study: left congenital diaphragmatic hernia, congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation, sacrococcygeal teratoma, and urinary tract obstruction.
Composite adenomatoid tumour and myelolipoma of adrenal gland: Report of 2 cases.
Like hemangiomas, vascular dilatation can also be found in other benign lesions, such as adenomatoid tumor, lymphangioma, and arteriovenous malformation.
9) Several types of hamartomas have also been described in the nasal cavity (10-14); of these, nasal chondromesenchymal hamartoma (13) and respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartoma (14) have attracted particular interest.