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
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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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The most common benign lesion encountered was fibrocystic change, followed by sclerosing adenosis.
0) of hyperplasia, atypia, DCIS, sclerosis adenosis, and radial scar.
2-3) Complex fibroadenomas contain other proliferative changes such as sclerosing adenosis, duct epithelial hyperplasia, and epithelial calcification and are associated with slightly increased risk of cancer.
Benign mimics of adenocarcinoma, such as high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia, partial atrophy, or adenosis, can show fragmented, patchy, or negative staining with basal markers.
5) Diagnostic results can be false positive due to misinterpretation of lobular cancerization and sclerosing adenosis.
Furthermore, common associated findings of hyperplastic conditions such as atypia, adenosis, and papillomatosis have prompted the suggestion that RS represents an early stage in the development of invasive carcinoma (17).
Included in the histologic differential diagnosis of salivary gland SMEC are sclerosing polycystic adenosis, chronic sclerosing sialadenitis, low-grade cystadenocarcinoma, and necrotizing sialometaplasia.
Cell proliferation, apoptosis, oncogene, and tumor suppressor gene status in adenosis with comparison to benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia, and cancer.
Differential diagnosis of a breast lump Benign Malignant Fibroadenoma Non-invasive Cysts Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) Breast abscess Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) Fat necrosis Invasive epithelial Papilloma Ductal carcinoma Hamartoma/adenoma Lobular carcinoma Other sclerosing lesions Medullary/mucinous/papillary carcinoma Radial scar Other non-epithelial neoplasms Sclerosing adenosis Phylloides tumour Angiosarcoma Lymphoma Metastasis to the breast Table III.
Briefly, participants from three cohorts originally identified for study during the 1950s-1970s--the Diethylstilbestrol Adenosis Project (DESAD; Labarthe et al.
The term benign breast disease encompasses a number of nonproliferative and proliferative breast changes and includes, among other conditions, adenosis, cysts, benign tumors, and atypical hyperplasia.
With respect to Sindell, for example, a case involving the drug diethylstilbestrol (DES), which was administered to pregnant women in the 1950s to prevent miscarriage but turned out to cause vaginal adenocarcinoma, a form of cancer, and adenosis, a precancerous vaginal or cervical growth, in the adult daughters of women who took the drug, Posner contends Dworkin misstates the central question posed by that case.