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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CT and ultrasound features of basal cell adenoma of the parotid gland: a report of 22 cases with pathologic correlation.
These tumors mostly arise de novo (77%), but they might also arise from preexisting basal cell adenomas (23%) (2).
Neville, "Basal cell adenomas of the minor salivary glands.
The CA has been traditionally categorized with other several uncommon benign salivary gland tumours for many years.1 Thus, CA and basal cell adenoma (BCA) were called together as \'monomorphic adenomas.\'3,6,7 Since the CA and BCA have been determined to have distinct clinical and histopathological features,5,6,8-10 the term of monomorphic adenoma is revised.
(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.
The congenital basal cell adenoma of salivary glands.
Other tumors from the basaloid neoplasm category, such as basal cell adenoma and basal cell carcinoma, were not available to use.
In the present study after histological confirmation 67.5% cases were found to be pleomorphic adenoma, 20% mucoepidermoid carcinoma, 7.5% Warthin's tumour, 2,5% basal cell adenoma and remaining 2.5% cases were found to be adenoid cystic carcinoma.
In other cases, PLGA can be indistinguishable from PA and basal cell adenoma, especially the tubulotrabecular variant.
(7.) Batsakis J G 1977 'Basal Cell adenoma of the parotid gland: Cancer: 29:226-230.
(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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