adenoma

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Related to basal cell adenoma: basal cell carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma

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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1 Thus, CA and basal cell adenoma (BCA) were called together as \'monomorphic adenomas.
92-94) Rotellini et al (95) examined 101 benign and malignant salivary gland tumors, including 36 pleomorphic adenomas, 8 myoepitheliomas, 3 basal cell adenomas, and 1 canalicular adenoma among the benign tumors; 16 mucoepidermoid carcinomas, 10 adenoid cystic carcinomas, 8 acinic cell carcinomas, 8 polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinomas, 7 salivary duct carcinomas, and 4 epithelial-myoepithelial carcinomas among malignant tumors.
Other tumors from the basaloid neoplasm category, such as basal cell adenoma and basal cell carcinoma, were not available to use.
Basal cell adenoma can be identified by the presence of a capsule and lack of stromal and perineural invasion.
At the cellular end of the spectrum, the distinction between a cellular PA, basal cell adenoma, or myoepithelioma can be somewhat arbitrary and subjective.
9) It can be a source of confusion with tumors such as basal cell adenoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma and mucoepidermoid carcinoma--low grade on cytology.
1) BASAL CELL ADENOMA (5) Marked preference for upper lip.

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