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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The frequency of piecemeal resection was significantly higher in LSTs with an adenomatous and cancerous pit pattern than in those with a non-neoplastic pit pattern (OR 10.177, 95% CI 2.320-44.653, p=0.002 and OR 13.400, 95% CI 1.545-116.233, p=0.019, respectively).
To determine the prevalence of synchronous colorectal adenomatous oligopolyposis, we performed a retrospective review of pathology reports entered into the database of the Puerto Rico Cancer Central Registry (PRCCR) from January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2011.
(4,5) Solitary juvenile polyp is generally considered a benign hamartomatous lesion without increased risk of progression to carcinoma.6 However, adenomatous change of colonic epithelium is a precursor lesion that can progress to adenocarcinoma.
Michaels, "Benign adenomatous neoplasm (adenoma) of the middle ear," Clinical Otolaryngology, vol.
Sporadic desmoid tumors are commonly associated with somatic mutations of the beta-catenin gene while desmoids associated with familial adenomatous polyposis coli often contain mutations in the APC gene [11].
Tubular adenomas were the predominant subtype of adenomatous polyps and majority of polyps were found on left side of colon.
Among them colloid goiter was 36.66% followed by benign cystic lesion (24.66%), and adenomatous goiter (10.66%).
FAP (Familial Adenomatous Polyposis) and MAP (MUTYH-Associated Polyposis).
We histologically divided the prostates into 3 groups with the focus on benign hyperplastic adenomatous nodules of BPH, with group A having no nodule in the TZ (Figures 1(b) and 1(c)), group B having small nodules with normal epithelium and stroma around them in the TZ (Figures 1(f) and 1(g)), and group C having a TZ occupied by large nodules (Figures 1(j) and 1(k)).
Marina Biotech is a clinical stage development and commercialisation company, with a pipeline focused on treating familial adenomatous polyposis and colon cancer.