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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Adenoma (Definition)

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Dr. Stephen Noga Dr. Noga
Internal Medicine - Oncology
30 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Anne Larson Dr. Larson
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
30 years in practice
University of Washington School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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Is their any chances of having Polymorphic adenoma again?

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

Dr. Amir Faridi Dr. Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
years in practice
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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

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Dr. Amir Faridi Dr. Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
years in practice
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Dr. Amir Faridi Dr. Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
years in practice
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Dr. Murthy Andavolu Dr. Andavolu
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
28 years in practice
Osmania University, Gandhi Medical College
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How is bronchial adenoma diagnosed?

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

Dr. Sri Gururangan Dr. Gururangan
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
36 years in practice
University of Madras, Stanley Medical College
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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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Dr. Quang Nguyen Dr. Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
years in practice
Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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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Dr. James Sidman Dr. Sidman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
36 years in practice
Dartmouth Medical School
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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

Dr. Arthur Heller Dr. Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
39 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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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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Dr. Myron Arlen Dr. Arlen
Surgery - Oncology
60 years in practice
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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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Dr. Bradford Mitchell Dr. Mitchell
Surgery
30 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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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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Dr. Creighton Wright Dr. Wright
Surgery
52 years in practice
Duke University School of Medicine
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To know about cancer effect of adenoma?

Unclear: adenoma of what? Generally means benign mass. Adenocarcinoma is a malignancy of various organs. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
19 years in practice
Udayana University Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Herbert Duvivier Dr. Duvivier
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
29 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Philip Kern Dr. Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
39 years in practice
New York Medical College
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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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Dr. Steven Chmielewski Dr. Chmielewski
Diagnostic Radiology
26 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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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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Dr. Helmy Guirgis Dr. Guirgis
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
42 years in practice
Creighton University School of Medicine
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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