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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In nipple adenoma, the glandular epithelium was diffusely positive for 34betaE12, patchily positive for CK5/6, and negative for p53 and c-erbB-2.
The treatment of nipple adenoma is a simple resection of the tumor with local anesthetic.
Microscopically, nipple adenoma is composed of a proliferation of small tubular structures displaying double layers (5).
This feature is also a valuable criterion for the identification of nipple adenoma (1).
Nipple adenoma arising from axillary accessory breast: a case report.