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n. pl. pap·il·lo·mas or pap·il·lo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A small benign epithelial tumor, such as a wart, consisting of an overgrowth of cells on a core of smooth connective tissue.

pap′il·lo′ma·tous adj.
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Individuals with the relatively rare (1 in 200,000) Cowden syndrome usually have pathognomonic skin lesions, including papillomatous papules on the face and mucous membranes, by age 30 years.
A cotton swab was inserted into its cloaca and no obstruction or papillomatous lesions were detected.
Irregularity informing lesions with a papillomatous mass holding the ventricle and extending into the ventricle was seen after CT examination.
8) The papillomatous variant is less common and is usually located on the masticatory mucosa such as the tongue and attached gingiva.
Endoscopic nasal examination detected the presence of polyps filling the right nasal cavity; the lesions were papillomatous in appearance.
Terra firma-forme dermatosis (TFFD), which is characterized by dirt like brown hyperpigmented papillomatous plaques, is an asymptomatic keratinization disorder of an unknown etiology.
Punch biopsy revealed a perivascular and periadnexal lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate involving the superficial and deep dermis in association with irregular, papillomatous epidermal hyperplasia.
Mossy changes: round or fusiform, either fluid-filled (and hence translucent) lesions, or papillomatous hyperkeratotic horny lesions giving the skin surface a rough velvet-like appearance.
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is a human papilloma virus (HPV)-associated disease characterized by papillomatous growths of the aerodigestive mucosa.
Histologically, the specimen displayed both endophytic and exophytic morphology, comprising of warty papillomatous projections lined by variably atypical stratified squamous epithelium and overlying hyperkeratosis and parakeratin.
HPVs are small epitheliotropic DNA viruses that infect basal layer cells in stratified squamous epithelia, inducing hyperplastic, papillomatous, verrucous and sometimes malignant squamous cell lesions in the skin and mucosae.