Proliferation

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Proliferation

 

excessive growth of tissue in an organism as a result of the repeated production of cells. Such cell production is quite different from any other means of increasing the volume of tissue, such as edema.

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The Ki-67 index dropped steadily throughout the 12 months of follow-up, indicative of a decline in breast epithelial proliferation.
However, a variable degree of epithelial proliferation is a frequent finding, which sometimes becomes so excessive that it obscures the papillary nature of the lesion, making it difficult to distinguish from its malignant counterpart.
The only assessed item that showed no statistical difference during the assessment was epithelial proliferation on the root surface, with averages of 15.
Goblet cell numbers and epithelial proliferation in the conjunctiva of patients with Dry Eye syndrome treated with cyclosporine.
Since lymphoid tissue is vulnerable to HIV infection, intranodal epithelial proliferation can occur, causing cyst formation.
The goals of our study were to investigate the frequency of TDLUs in the nipple and assess frequency of involvement of grossly unremarkable nipple by occult neoplastic epithelial proliferation.
The tumor exhibited a focal micropapillary pattern of epithelial proliferation characterized by delicate branching filiform papillae.
7) Microscopic examination of the medial end of the right fallopian tube demonstrated a worrisome florid pseudopapillary epithelial proliferation characterized by marked stratification and loss of cellular polarity (Figure 1, A).
Basaloid follicular hamartoma (BFH) is a rare, benign, superficial malformation of hair follicles that presents histologically as an epithelial proliferation of basaloid cells and clinically in various forms, with and without associated diseases.
Mild degree of mucosal epithelial proliferation is frequent in fallopian tubes removed for a diversity of reasons, and it can be found in up to 66% of tubal ligations.
In the original review article of Ueng et al, the criteria of Page et al for diagnosing a lesion as a papilloma with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is described as when "the papilloma shows any area of uniform histology and cytology consistent with noncomedo DCIS that is greater than 3 mm in size, whereas papillomas that contain a histologically identical epithelial proliferation that is greater or equal to 3 mm in size are classified as papillomas with atypia.
The common feature characterizing papillary lesions is a papillary, arborescent epithelial proliferation supported by fibrovascular stalks with or without an intervening myoepithelial (ME) cell layer.