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ad·e·no·ma

 (ăd′n-ō′mə)
n. pl. ad·e·no·mas or ad·e·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign epithelial tumor having a glandular origin and structure.

ad′e·nom′a·toid′ (ăd′n-ŏm′ə-toid′) adj.
ad′e·nom′a·tous (-ŏm′ə-təs) adj.

adenoma

(ˌædɪˈnəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
1. (Pathology) a tumour, usually benign, occurring in glandular tissue
2. (Pathology) a tumour having a glandlike structure

ad•e•no•ma

(ˌæd nˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
1. a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland.
2. a benign tumor of glandlike structure.
[1865–70; < Greek adēn- (see adeno-) + -oma]
ad`e•nom′a•tous (-ˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-) adj.

adenoma

A tumor of a gland.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular originadenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
fibroadenoma - benign and movable and firm and not tender tumor of the breast; common in young women and caused by high levels of estrogen
lymphadenoma - an abnormally enlarged lymph node
Translations

adenoma

n pl <-s or adenomata> (Med) → Adenom nt

adenoma

n adenoma m; villous — adenoma velloso
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The diagnosis of pituitary adenoma was confirmed by anatomopathological examination.
The company said acromegaly is most often caused by a benign pituitary adenoma and is characterised by clinical features including enlargement of the hands and feet, facial changes, hypertension, diabetes mellitus and cardiomyopathy.
However, in only two of eight patients with pituitary adenoma CgA level was mildly raised, which is expected since these tumors are not classically considered NETs.
Cushing disease is a relatively rare cause of Cushing syndrome secondary to a hyperfunctioning pituitary adenoma.
The standardization of the surgical management of pituitary adenoma (in Chinese).
In cases of hyperthyroidism, the TSH will be low if the problem results from overactive thyroid tissue but high if the problem is a TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma.
Other lesions include fungal infections, pituitary adenoma, schwannoma, neurofibroma, carotid body paraganglioma, craniopharyngioma, arachnoid cyst, medulloblastoma and medulloepithelioma.
A 53-year-old woman presented to our emergency department with headache 7 days after an endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery with a transnasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenoma.
The inherent complexity in pituitary adenoma subclassification may be simplified by starting with underlying pathways of anterior pituitary cell differentiation.
Based on autopsy and brain imaging studies, up to 1 out of 6 people may have some type of pituitary adenoma.
The term pituitary apoplexy is used to define hemorrhage within the pituitary gland related with any cause as well as acute infarction or hemorrhage within a pituitary adenoma (11).
The results confirm hat the patients with non secreting pituitary adenoma scored worse than the acromegalic patients and that there is no significant difference between patients with controlled and active acromegaly (30).