adenoma

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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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It is characterized by cellular hyperplasia, tissue dysplasia and multiple organ hamartomas such as brain, skin and kidney due to which most patients present with epilepsy (96%) and skin lesions (> 90%).1 Hence TSC is also remembered with the acronym EPILOA (epilepsy, low intelligence, adenoma sebaceum).
On examination, adenoma sebaceum (Figure 1) was present.
Among these lesions, facial angiofibroma (adenoma sebaceum) was found in 19 patients and "shagreen" patch was found in 10 patients.
On general examination patient was conscious, coherent, no pallor, cyanosis or clubbing, but patient has multiple small angiofibromas (Adenoma sebaceum) present on either side of nose in a butterfly fashion [Fig 1].
The long-established classical clinical triad to make a diagnosis of TSC was the presence of a seizure disorder, mental retardation, and cutaneous findings, especially adenoma sebaceum. However, that clinical triad occurs in fewer than 50% of patients, Dr.
The classic triad of tuberous sclerosis consists of adenoma sebaceum, seizures, and mental retardation, but is only seen in one-third of patients.
-- The classic triad of tuberous sclerosis includes elilepsy, mental retardation, and adenoma sebaceum. The central nervous system findings can include infantile spasms, tonic-clonic seizures, mental-retardation, cortical tubers, and astrocytonas.