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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The treatment of nipple adenoma is a simple resection of the tumor with local anesthetic.
Nipple adenoma of the breast: Sonographic imaging findings.
Metaplastic spindle cell breast tumors arising within papillomas, complex sclerosing lesions, and nipple adenomas.
Nipple adenoma is one of the rare benign types which develop within or in the superficial portion of the nipple.