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What Is Hyperplasia
Different glands have different stimuli to which they respond. Breast responds to sex hormones, adrenal responds to ACTH, some glands enlarge, though not strictly hyper-plastic due to inflammation, e.g. salivary glands. You may view this site: https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/003441.htm
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Oil glands: Sebaceous hyperplasia refers to over production of oil glands of the face resulting in small yellow bumps. The condition can be aggravated by the sun. ...Read more
Lymphocyte expansion: Lymphocyte hyperplasia is an increased number of lymphocytes in a tissue. It is often a normal response to infection or chronic inflammation. Hyperplasia involves the expansion of numerous cells in response to a stimulus. This is unlike lymphoid malignancies, which involve autonomous growth starting from a single genetically abnormal cell. ...Read more
Good question: Endometrial hyperplasia is the excessive proliferation of endometrial cells, which are the cells lining the inside of the uterus. It is often driven by excess estrogen and is usually treated medically with Progesterone therapy (pills or iud) or surgically with a hysterectomy. ...Read more
Usually RBC loss: Bone marrow has precursor cells for mature blood cells. The precursors for red cells are called erythroid cells. These cells multiply to produce more red cells. The multiplication process is called hyperplasia. It occurs when body tries to make up for lost red cells. Lost by bleeding or excessive destruction by hemolysis. ...Read more
Pituitary: Are you reading a path report? Hyperplasia means proliferation of cells. Pituitary cells can do this for many reasons. Normal physiology, eg. Lactating, pregnancy, growth spurt during teens. If you are hypothyroid, your pituitary will increase TSH -cells. Abnormal hormone production (prolactin, ACTH, GH) would involve hyperplasia. The path report must be correlated with the overall picture. ...Read more
Restenosis: This is the process by which stented arteries may narrow, or restenose. It is cause by accumulation of myofibroblasts at the stent site, and may cause stent failure at any arterial site, such as coronary arteries. Treatment is difficult, without simply placing another stent. Prevention is attempted by use of novel stent material. ...Read more
Atypcal hyperplasia can be a marker of pre-cancerous changes of the breast. A person with this finding may need a surgical biopsy to remove a portion of the breast tissue to be sure all is benign, or close monitoring. There would be no symptoms from this condition, and likely no breast lump associated with it either.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/atypical-hyperplasia/ds01018\p. ...Read more
Foveolar hyperplasia: Is a minor "chemical" irritation of the upper stomach lining. Associated with use of alcohol, nsaid's (advil, aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, naprosyn...), or from bile gastritis that could be a result of past surgery. No association with cancer. See your gastroenterologist who did the biopsy to discuss your results. ...Read more
What is basal hyperplasia my 2 yr old has severe GERD and had an endoscopy with biopsy and it showed basal hyperplasia and some other things. What does basal hyperplasia mean
CAH?: Do you mean congenital adrenal hyperplasia? There are adult forms of this. It occurs when there is an enzyme defect in adrenal steroid synthesis such that excess adrenal androgens are made. In extreme cases, female babies are born with male-like genitalia. In mild forms, it looks like pcos in adulthood. Treatment can be complicated, and should be by an endocrinologist (medicine or gyn). ...Read more
Need followup: Hyperplasia is the first of 3 stages in the process of tumor formation, the next stage is dysplasia and then the neoplasia = tumor. There are a few types of neuroendocrine cells in the stomach, depending on which area of the stomach, those in the antrum are G and D cells. So, neuroendocrine hyperplasia of the antrum means that some of those cells are undergoing abnormal proliferation (growth). ...Read more
Description of skin: Hyperorthokeratosis means that the surface layer of the skin is thickened (extra layers of keratin) and hyperplasia means that there is an increased growth of the cells. The adjective "atypical" means that microscopically the appearance of these cells is not quite normal, although likely they are not abnormal enough to diagnose cancer or a precancerous change. Check with your doc to follow-up. ...Read more
What is lateral lobe hyperplasia in relation to the prostate? My cystoscope was normal, but I saw it on the report.
What does "focal microglandular hyperplasia" refer to on a biopsy report from a d&c? This was from my wife's procedure.
Benign: This is a common incidental finding in the endocervix. It means basically nothing. ...Read more
This disease results from deficiency of an enzyme, 21 hydroxylase, that is essential for synthesis of adrenal hormones. Block in the synthesis of glucoroticoids causes excess production of male sex hormones. See this site for more information.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001448/. ...Read more
Yes: These people have a gene that makes it hard to make the necessary hormone cortisol, and the molecules get shunted into producing masculinizing hormones instead. The adrenals are big. In mild cases, it simply produces extra body hair in women. In severe cases, a little girl's genitals are ambiguous from birth, or a little boy reaches puberty at a very early age. ...Read more
There is more than one type of inherited enzyme defect that results in lack of normal adrenal hormones and enlargement of the gland. It results in electrolyte abnormalities and defects of sex organs. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/congenital-adrenal-hyperplasia/ds00915. ...Read more
What is benign lymphoid hyperplasia of bas of tongue. I really need to understand that. Thank you?
Benign: It means that there is an increase of the number of a type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are designed to fight infections, particularly viral infections. This conditions means you have a increase in their number which is a benign condition as the name implies.. ...Read more
Please explain what does severe crythroid hyperplasia consistent with hematological diagnosis of polycythemia vera mean?
Virilization: In the classic form newborn girls will often have ambiguous looking genitalia because of intrauterine exposure to their own overproduction of androgens. Can't really see it in a newborn boy. In non-classical early pubic hair in both sexes can be presenting feature. As kids grow older other things may warrant checking like recalcitrant acne (both sexes) or irregular periods/hirsutism in girls. ...Read more
Irregular Cells: Atypical hyperplasia (ah) is the term used to describe the development of abnormal cells in the breast. These cells may originate from the breast ducts (atypical ductal hyperplasia) or the lobules (atypical lobular hyperplasia). Ah is not cancer, but it increases the risk of developing breast cancer. Therefore patients with a diagnosis of ah often require more frequent breast cancer screening. ...Read more
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