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Definition of the noun adenosis

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noun - plural: adenoses

  1. a disorder of the glands of the body

Alternative definition of the noun adenosis


  1. Benign swelling, scarring or enlargement of the lymph glands; a minor, low-risk glandular condition.

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Google previewFine Needle Aspiration Cytology of the Breast (2013)

Atlas of Cyto-Histologic Correlates by Gary Tse, Puay Hoon Tan, Fernando Schmitt

Simple adenosis is the term used to describe the increased number of acini per lobule. Adenosis can also acquire special...

Apocrine adenosis is a form of adenosis whose cells undergo apocrine metaplasia. When there is significant atypia, ...

Google previewBreast (2009)

by Thomas J. Lawton

Adenosis refers to a relative increase in the number of acinar units in a lobule. Sclerosing adenosis refers to a similar process in which extensive sclerosis compresses and distorts the acinar units into angulated glands that can give the ...

Google previewPathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs (2003)

by Fattaneh A. Tavassoli, Peter Devilee, International Agency for Research on Cancer

Adenosis Definition Adenosis is the presence of glandular epithelium in the vagina and is thought to be the result of the persistence of embryonic mullerian epithelium.

Google previewSurgical Oncology (2011)

by David L Bartlett, Pragatheeshwar Thirunavukarasu, Matthew D Neal, Phil Bao

Sclerosing Adenosis Adenosis refers to an increased number of milk ducts. The best known and most clinically...

Sclerosing adenosis is a pathologic finding that can be confused with invasive cancer. One study reported that 4 out of 12 ...

Google previewEarly Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Series: Breast Cancer (2010)

Expert Consult by Lisa Jacobs, Christina Finlayson

Microglandular adenosis is a rare condition that consists of very compact rounded tubules that are lined by a single layer of cuboidal epithelial cells (Fig. 3- 8). The tubules have open lumens and are filled with a colloid-like secretory material.

Google previewHandbook for Principles and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology (2012)

by Douglas A. Levine, Jennifer F. De Los Santos, Gini F. Fleming, Richard R. Barakat, Maurie Markman, Marcus E. Randall

Vaginal adenosis is a condition in which müllerian-type glandular epithelium is present after vaginal development is complete. Although adenosis is the most common histologic abnormality in women exposed to DES in utero, it is not strictly ...

Google previewBreast Pathology: Diagnosis and Insights, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics (2012)

by Stuart J. Schnitt, Sandra J. Shin

SCLEROSING ADENOSIS OVERVIEW Adenosis refers to a benign lobulocentric glandular proliferation, composed of...

Google previewInterpretation of Breast Biopsies (2003)

by Darryl Carter

SCLEROSINGADENOSIS Sclerosing adenosis is the largest and least well- defined group of pseudoinfiltrative lesions, with several patterns and a range of sizes. It is usually multiple and may coexist with RSs. Clusters of fine microcalcification ...

Google previewPrinciples and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology (2009)

by Richard R. Barakat, Maurie Markman, Marcus Randall

Vaginal adenosis is a condition in which miillerian-type glandular epithelium is present after vaginal development is complete. Although adenosis is the most common histologic abnormality in women exposed to DES in utero, it is not strictly ...

Google previewPerez and Brady's Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology (2008)

by Edward C. Halperin, Carlos A. Perez, Luther W. Brady

Vaginal adenosis is a condition in which müllerian-type glandular epithelium is present after vaginal development is complete. Although adenosis is the most common histological abnormality in women exposed to DES in utero, it is not strictly ...

Google previewRosen's Breast Pathology (2001)

by Paul Peter Rosen

Adenosis is a proliferative lesion largely derived from the terminal duct-lobular unit. Larger duct structures sometimes are incorporated into the lesion, but they are involved in the lobulocentric proliferative process to a lesser degree ...

Google previewDiagnostic Radiology (2012)

Musculoskeletal and Breast Imaging by Chowdhury Veena, Gupta Arun Kumar, Khandelwal Niranjan

If connective tissue proliferation is a predominant finding, then the term 'sclerosing adenosis' is used. Adenosis is a relatively common ...

Google previewBreast Pathology (2011)

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology by Frances P. O'Malley, Sarah E Pinder, Anne Marie Mulligan

n SCLEROSING ADENOSIS Sclerosing adenosis is a benign proliferative lesion composed of distorted ...

Google previewPathology of the Vulva and Vagina (2012)

by Laurence Brown

Vaginal adenosis is a condition whereby there is abnormal persistence of Mullerian epithelium of the cervical or endometrial type within the vagina. It usually occurs in women who have been exposed to diethylstilboestrol (DES) in utero.

Google previewSmall Parts and Superficial Structures, An Issue of Ultrasound Clinics, (2014)

by Nirvikar Dahiya

2,20,33 Sclerosing adenosis is the most common form of ...

Google previewFemale Urology (2008)

Text with DVD by Shlomo Raz, Larissa V. Rodriguez

Vaginal Adenosis Vaginal adenosis is the presence of glandular epithelium within the vagina. It is attributed to failure of the squamous epithelium to replace the columnar epithelium in the vagina and ectocervix during embryogenesis.15 It can ...

Google previewClinical Pathology (2007)

by James Carton, Richard Daly, Pramila Ramani

Adenosis is an extremely common benign change in the breast. It simply ...

Google previewDifficult Diagnoses in Breast Pathology (2011)

by Juan P. Palazzo, MD

For some authors, apocrine adenosis is a risk factor for the development of carcinoma, and it should also be reexcised when diagnosed in core biopsies to exclude associated apocrine carcinoma in situ or invasive carcinoma. j KEY POINTS 1.

Google previewEndocrinology of Breast Cancer (1999)

by Andrea Manni

Sclerosing Adenosis Sclerosing adenosis is a lesion which is found 334 Part VI / Benign Breast Disease.

Google previewEssentials of Breast Surgery: A Volume in the Surgical Foundations Series (2009)

by Michael S. Sabel

Sclerosing adenosis is a distortion of epithelial, myoepithelial , and ...

Google previewClinical Scenarios in Surgery (2012)

Decision Making and Operative Technique by Justin B. Dimick, Gilbert R. Upchurch, Christopher J. Sonnenday

Sclerosing adenosis is a proliferation of the stroma and the smallest tubules within the terminal duct-lobular unit. It may mimic carcinoma clinically, radiologically, and histologically. The presence of myoepithelial cells confirms the benign ...

Google previewDiagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck (2009)

by Douglas R. Gnepp

Sclerosing Polycystic Adenosis Sclerosing polycystic adenosis is a recently described rare pseudoneoplastic reactive inflammatory process somewhat similar to sclerosing adenosis of the breast. It was first reported ...

Google previewReview Questions for Human Pathology (1999)

by R.R. Jones

Vaginal adenosis is a condition in which glandular epithelium appears beneath the squamous epithelium of the vagina. It is not associated with bleeding. A is correct. In approximately 40% of cases of fibroma—thecomas of the ovary, there is ...

Google previewSinger & Monaghan's Cervical and Lower Genital Tract Precancer (2014)

Diagnosis and Treatment by Albert Singer, Ashfaq Khan, Alastair R. S. Deery, Quek Swee Chong

Vaginal adenosis is a further variation of this development in that glandular epithelium is present in the vagina; this epithelium is of an endocervical type. It can either be on the surface, replacing the normal squamous epithelium, or occur as ...

Google previewEssentials of Rubin's Pathology (2009)

by Emanuel Rubin, Howard M. Reisner

Sclerosing Adenosis is a Less Common Variant of Proliferative Fibrocystic Change This lesion is characterized by proliferation of small ducts and myoepithelial cells with surrounding stromal fibrosis. Sclerosing adenosis is almost always ...

Google previewBlueprints Obstetrics and Gynecology (2009)

by Tamara L. Callahan, Aaron B. Caughey

Vaginal adenosis is a benign lesion of the vaginal mucosa involving red granular spots and patches that can be palpated and occasionally seen on the vaginal wall. It typically and most frequently involves the upper third of the vagina and the ...

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