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What is a cecal adenoma?

What is a cecal adenoma?

Benign: Non malignant but need to be watch closely with repeated colonoscopy. ...Read more

Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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I'm 36 and had a 5mm sessile adenoma removed from my cecum. How often should I get a colonoscopy now and is this adenoma of high risk for cancer?

I'm 36 and had a 5mm sessile adenoma removed from my cecum. How often should I get a colonoscopy now and is this adenoma of high risk for cancer?

5 years: It is some thing you should discuss with your GI doctor. In general getting a repeat colonoscopy in 5 years is safe. You may consult this site for more information on this topic:
http://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations ...Read more

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What sort of problem is an adenoma?

What sort of problem is an adenoma?

Pre-cancer lesion: An adenoma is a lesion that is a precursor to cancer. If left alone, it may progress to a cancerous lesion. ...Read more

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Is a fibro adenoma cancerous?

Is a fibro adenoma cancerous?

No: Fibroadenoma is benign and not considered cancerous. ...Read more

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How is bronchial adenoma diagnosed?

How is bronchial adenoma diagnosed?

Scan and biopsy: A scan of the chest should show it and a biopsy should confirm it. ...Read more

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What exactly is a pituitary adenoma?

What exactly is a pituitary adenoma?

A type of tumor: Pituitary adenoma is a benign tumor that arises from the glandular tissue. It can oversecrete hormones normally made in the gland like growth hormone, prolactin etc., . ...Read more

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How are the pituitary adenomas cured?

How are the pituitary adenomas cured?

Surgery: Surgery is the best treatment for pituitary adenomas unless it is one that produces prolactin, in which case, a pill (medication) might be able to shrink and control it. If it's small (< 1 cm) and is non-functioning, you might not need to do anything to it except follow it with imaging studies (MRI) to make sure it doesn't grow in the future. ...Read more

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Is adenoma or hemangioma more common?

Is adenoma or hemangioma more common?

Hemangioma.: These conditions are not related to each other. Hemangiomas are much more common. ...Read more

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Could you die from a pituitary adenoma?

Could you die from a pituitary adenoma?

Rare from mass...: But can cause lots of hormonal changes which can cause problems. Tumor can cause headache, visual symptoms if sizable enough. Rarely cause bleed in brain. See doc, rx available with curative intent. ...Read more

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Can a adrenal adenoma stop functioning?

No: An adrenal adenoma is a benign tumor of the adrenal gland. It typically causes no complications. Someimes these tumors become "active" or "functioning" producing hormones, often in excess of what the adrenal glands typically produce. This excess of hormones can cause primary aldosteronism, Cushing's syndrome and other medical conditions. They do not stop hormone production. Once functional. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose an adrenal adenoma?

How do you diagnose an adrenal adenoma?

Blood ; urine tests: Adrenal masses should very rarely be biopsied. Pheochromocytoma, an adrnealine producing tumor, must always be excluded prior to biopsy. Adrenal masses are diagnosed by imaging (ct and mri) blood and urine test. Biopsy is probably only indicated in patients with known history of cancer and suspicion for metastasis to adrenal. ...Read more

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What are the tests for pituitary adenoma?

Depends.: A good source to review and which may answer your questions is:

http://www. Med. Nyu. Edu/content? Chunkiid=96789

if you have more specific questions after reviewing this website please write back. ...Read more

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Is a micro adenoma in the pituitary curable?

Microadenoma: The MRI is very sensitive, and it can pick up tiny "lumps" in many people. The presence of a tiny adenoma does not necessarily mean there is a problem. If it is making excess hormone (eg. prolactin) then treatment directed at the hormone is important. Theoretically, "big" pituitary tumors were once small, but most micro's don't get much bigger. See your Endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bronchial adenoma?

Cough, shortness of: Breath. Many are don't cause symptoms and the type of adenoma can determine what symptoms, if any a person has. ...Read more

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What are the complications of bronchial adenoma?

Primary brain tumor: This is a serious aggressive cancer in a critical location of the brain. Location in the brain stem usually makes it inoperable. Consult with your cancer doctor. ...Read more

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Is an adenoma and carcinoid polyps the same thing?

No: They are not the same......Adenomas are benign tumors in the colon and carcinoid tumors are not benign.....They could be low grade cancers but usually are not benign; they are cancerous, sometimes aggressive too. ...Read more

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Can a pituitary macro adenoma become micro adenoma?

Can a pituitary macro adenoma become micro adenoma?

It depends: It is in the eyes of the beholder..... Eyes of the reader of the pet or MRI of the brain. ..Changing the machine... Treatment... Certain endogenous hormone levels and changes need to be considered. If the lesion is borderline to start with... Readings could change...
Consult with the doctor and the radiologist... Compare side by side the pictures and correlate clinically. ...Read more

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What is the effect of a prolactin-producing adenoma?

What is the effect of a prolactin-producing adenoma?

Many: High prolactin in the blood can cause irregular/absent menstrual period, decrease libido, breast milk discharge. If the tumor is large enough, it can cause visual impairment (peripheral vision loss). ...Read more

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Is necessary to perform an operation for fibro adenoma?

Is necessary to perform an operation for fibro adenoma?

No.: Fibroadenoma of the breast is a noncancerous (benign) tumor. Symptoms: fibroadenomas are usually single lumps, but about 10 - 15% of women have several lumps that may affect both breastsdepends on location and wether you have discomfort or are concerned about location (appearance). They are benign, but one argument for removal is. "is it a fibroadenoma? " a biopsy of the breast is the best choice! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: pituitary adenoma?

What is the definition or description of: pituitary adenoma?

Benign growth: Benign growth on the pituitary gland. Like a cyst... ...Read more

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For how long does it take for a pituitary adenoma to grow 2 cm?

Macroadenoma: If a 2 cm pituitary adenoma is discovered, it is likely that it has been there and growing for years, perhaps 10 yr, but it depends on what kind of tumor, whether it is secreting anything, what symptoms you have. For example, if you are a woman, and the tumor is a prolactinoma, you may be able to date the onset of tumor growth to the cessation of your periods. ...Read more

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What is the length of time for a pituitary adenoma to grow 2 cm?

It depends?: There are many kind of adenoma, some are functional and some are not, it is very hard to guess. ...Read more

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Which symptoms of an adrenal adenoma would be considered an emergency?

Rare to have Emergen: This is often a silent growth, that is why it is found incidentally and is called an incidentaloma. If it makes hormones it may produce execess of hormones that can increase BP. So undiagnosed high BP may be its only manifest effect. But high BP is often also silent. ...Read more

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What can be the range of serum prolactin in pitutary adenoma. Kindly tell?

What can be the range of serum prolactin in pitutary adenoma. Kindly tell?

Should help: Prolactin levels vary based on what the pituitary adenoma is primarily producing.

Serum prolactin level >200 mcg/l in a patient with a macroadenoma greater than 10 mm in size is diagnostic of a prolactinoma.
Levels below that range in a macroadenoma suggest hyperprolactinemia secondary to hypothalamic compression from another source. ...Read more

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I think my tubular adenoma tumor is back and I want to know what the symptoms would be.

I think my tubular adenoma tumor is back and I want to know what the symptoms would be.

Bleeding: Really, the only sign you would have would be some blood in the stool, but if it were a massively large adenoma, then you could have symptoms typical of bowel obstruction, such as bloating, cramping, and emesis. I doubt this would occur. Good luck. ...Read more

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Iv'e just been told I have a tubulovillous adenoma with low grade dyspiasia and have to go and have it removed, does that mean its cancerous, ?

Iv'e just been told I have a tubulovillous adenoma with low grade dyspiasia and have to go and have it removed, does that mean its cancerous, ?

No: Tubovillous adenoma has potential to become malignant, low grade dysplasia means not (yet) malignant, get it removed keep your worry away, you will be fine. Your doctor will explain to you. ...Read more

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I was having pituitary micro adenoma so my endocologist told me to have cabgolin for 4months but I had for 3 months now iwill have aadenoma again?

Well...: An pituitary adenoma that measures less than 1 cm is called a micro-adenoma. This can often be treated with Carbegoline. And it takes more than 4 months in most cases. To know if it is working laboratory tests (blood levels of prolactin and other hormones) must be taken and a CT of the pituitary gland. Really there is no other logical way to know what has happened ...Read more

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I was wondering how rare bilateral adenomas were for hyperaldosteronism. I had heard that bilateral hyperplasia is much more common. Please specify?

Conn's bilateral: In my 50 year experience most Conn 's is bilateral. You can get my secondary opinion. Aldo join my hyperaldo group at yahoo groups. Have over 1, 000 there with it. Group is Hyperaldosteronism ...Read more

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At age 33, had 3polyps (1 was tubular adenoma) removed during colonoscopy. At age 38, had another 2 benign polpys removed. How common is this in 30s?

See below: Whether it is common or not, you need to have colonoscopy at regular intervals, not exceeding five year between colonoscopies. You may consult this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/colon-polyps/basics/definition/con-20031957 ...Read more

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Where can a acinar adenoma develop?

Where can a acinar adenoma develop?

In ducts: "acinar" cells are cells that secrete a substance into a duct. An adenoma is a benign growth. Acinar adenomas are benign tumors most commonly found in the pancreas and salivary glands, but have been found in the ventricles of the brain and other areas. They are rare. ...Read more

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What exactly is a tubulovillous adenoma?

Growth in the colon: It is a type of polyp or growth in the colon which is usually removed at colonoscopy. These can develop into more serious cancers if not removed. ...Read more

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Should a hepatic adenoma always be removed surgically?

Not Necessarily: Small adenomas have a lower cancer and hemorrhage risk. If they become large, such as >5 cm, the cancer and hemorrhage risk increases and most recommend removing them at that time. They are made worse by oral contraceptives so these should not be used. ...Read more

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Is their any chances of having Polymorphic adenoma again?

Pleomorphic adenoma: If you mean pleomorphic adenoma of the salivary gland, the chance of recurrence is low. Only if a part o the tumor does not get removed will it recur. See this site for more details.
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1630933-overview#a1 ...Read more