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What exactly is a tubulovillous adenoma?

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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Adenoma (Definition)

Adenoma is a term for a harmless tumor of gland tissue, including glands found in the intestines, kidney, ...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?

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

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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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What is a thyroid adenoma?

What is a  thyroid adenoma?

A benign tumor: Adeno- is a medical prefix indicating glandular tissue. A benign tumor arising within a gland is called an adenoma; a malignant, or cancerous, tumor would be an adenocarcinoma. So a thyroid adenoma would be a benign tumor arising in the thyroid gland. Even though it's considered benign, it can cause problems by making it hard to swallow, or making too much thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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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

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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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