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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Most common neoplastic polyps are adenomas or adenomatous polyps, which arise due to dysplastic proliferation and have a potency to progress to cancer.
This changed with the publication of a 1996 article by Torlakovic and Snover (16) in which they examined 6 patients with numerous serrated polyps who also had colonic adenocarcinoma or numerous adenomatous foci.
Lunn, "Cronkhite-Canada syndrome: an unusual finding of gastro-intestinal adenomatous polyps in a syndrome characterized by hamartomatous polyps," Gastroenterology Report, vol.
The commonest non neoplastic lesion in this study was adenomatous goiter which is nearly same to the other studies conducted by Mirzakarimov et al13 and Rehman et al17 71.
DISCUSSION: The 60 year old male presented with an isolated pedunculated polyp in the rectum where foci of in situ carcinomatous changes were noticed both in adenomatous/ villo adenomatous component.
He presented with rectal bleeding at 14 years of age and a pedunculated adenomatous polyp was identified on colonoscopy and removed.
Occurrence of desmoid tumours in familial adenomatous polyposis and results of treatment.
Diagnostic value of fundus examination in familial adenomatous polyposis.
Combination treatment with curcumin and quercetin of adenomas in familial adenomatous polyposis.
What to do: It's too early to know if EPA would lower the risk of colon polyps in people who don't have familial adenomatous polyposis.
Key Findings: During the trial, 31% of those in the control group, but only 15% of those given GTE developed adenomatous polyps (P< 0.