adenosis


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ad·e·no·sis

 (ăd′n-ō′sĭs)
n. pl. ad·e·no·ses (-sēz′)
A disease of a gland, especially one marked by the abnormal formation or enlargement of glandular tissue.

adenosis

(ˌædɪˈnəʊsɪs)
n
a minor glandular condition typified by swelling of the lymph glands
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenosis - a disorder of the glands of the bodyadenosis - a disorder of the glands of the body
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
hyperparathyroidism - excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; can affect many systems of the body (especially causing bone resorption and osteoporosis)
hypoparathyroidism - inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
hyperpituitarism - excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)
Addison's disease, Addison's syndrome, hypoadrenalism, hypoadrenocorticism - a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin
adenopathy - a glandular disease or enlargement of glandular tissue (especially of the lymph glands)
aldosteronism, hyperaldosteronism - a condition caused by overproduction of aldosterone
Cushing's disease, hyperadrenalism - a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity
Cushing's syndrome, hyperadrenocorticism - a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol
hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis - an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones
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ad·e·no·sis

n. adenosis, engrosamiento de una glándula.
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Accurate tissue diagnosis can be very challenging due to the presence of either a small focus of cancer or due to the presence of many benign mimickers of malignancy like adenosis.
63) It is thought that clear cell ADC may develop from either adenosis of the ectocervix, cervical endometriosis, or cervical tuboendometrioid metaplasia.
2] These include all non-malignant conditions like fibroadenoma, fibrocystic disease, mastalgia, mammary duct ectasia, sclerosing adenosis, lactational adenoma, benign phyllodes tumour, intraductal papilloma, fibrous disease, blunt duct adenosis, calcification, breast abscess, lactational mastitis, puerperal mastitis, granulomatous lobular mastitis, fat necrosis, tuberculous mastitis, galactocele, gynaecomastia and lipoma.
Long-term consequences of genital involvement are labial agglutination, introital stenosis, vaginal synechiae and stenosis, vaginal and vulval adenosis, hematocolpos, and hematometra.
Histologically, similar to florid adenosis, tubular adenomas consist of similar sized tubular structures showing epithelial proliferation.
Special techniques for example morphometry, DNA ploidy and immunohistochemical studies against various antigens are used to differentiate premalignant lesions like fibrocystic disease with epitheliosis, atypical ductal hyperplasia, atypical lobular hyperplasia, sclerosing adenosis and carcinoma in situ.
Mammary epithelial hyperplasia is classified into three distinct types: lobular (arising from the intralobular ducts), ductal (arising from the extralobular ducts), and adenosis (CASSALI et al.
This study group consisted of women between 22-72 years of age (average 34 years) with eventual diagnoses of 51 FA, 15 fibrocystic change, 9 adenosis and 3 intraductal papilloma.
Para la clasificacion de las lesiones benignas, se tomo en cuenta la categorizacion propuesta por Dupont y Page (12) que incluye: a) lesiones proliferativas sin atipias (hiperplasia ductal usual o tipica, adenosis esclerosante, cicatriz radiada y papiloma intraductal) y b) lesiones proliferativas con atipias (hiperplasia ductal atipica e hiperplasia lobulillar atipica).
There are three main histological phenotypes of nipple adenoma: (1) Adenosis type: the lesion is in the dermis, has a relatively clear margin, and usually lacks hyperkeratosis in the epidermis.
Diagnosis of sclerosing adenosis can be difficult with mammogram, ultrasound, and MRI, and tissue diagnosis may be required for definitive diagnosis.
The development of cervical and vaginal adenosis as a result of diethylstilbestrol exposure in utero.