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adenosis

 [ad″ĕ-no´sis]
1. any disease of a gland.
2. abnormal development of a gland.

ad·e·no·sis

(ad-ĕ-nō'sis),
1. A rarely used term for a generalized glandular disease.
2. Glandular tissue in one or more sites in which it is not usually found.

adenosis

/ad·e·no·sis/ (ad″ĕ-no´sis)
1. any disease of the glands.
2. the abnormal development of glandular tissue.

mammary sclerosing adenosis , sclerosing adenosis of breast a form of disease of the breast characterized by multiple firm tender nodules, fibrous tissue, mastodynia, and sometimes small cysts.

adenosis

(ăd′n-ō′sĭs)
n. pl. adeno·ses (-sēz′)
A disease of a gland, especially one marked by the abnormal formation or enlargement of glandular tissue.

adenosis

[ad′ənō′sis]
1 any disease of the glands, especially a lymphatic gland.
2 an abnormal development or enlargement of glandular tissue.

adenosis

Breast
Any hyperplastic process which primarily involves the glands of the breast.
 
Gynaecology
The presence of columnar epithelium in the vaginal fornices or vagina, which is often associated with prenatal exposure to DES.

Prostate
A lesion characterised by a well-circumscribed proliferation of benign glands, which is of clinical interest as certain histologic features—e.g., infiltrative growth pattern, single cells, prominent nucleoli, and mitoses—mimic low-grade adenocarcinoma.

adenosis

Breast Any hyperplastic process that primarily involves the glands of the breast. See Blunt duct adenosis, Sclerosing adenosis.

ad·e·no·sis

(ad'ĕ-nō'sis)
1. A more-or-less generalized glandular disease.
2. Glandular tissue in one or more sites in which it is not usually found.

adenosis

Excessive growth of GLANDS. The term is also used for any disease of glands.

ad·e·no·sis

(ad'ĕ-nō'sis)
Glandular tissue in sites in which it is not usually found.

adenosis

1. any disease of a gland.
2. abnormal development of a gland.
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Sclerosing adenosis is a proliferative lesion of the terminal duct lobular unit consisting of disordered and increased number of acini.
La adenosis se caracteriza histologicamente por tener un patron proliferativo derivado de la unidad terminal ductu lobular, con proliferacion moderada de las celulas mioepiteliales, lo que aumenta el numero de acinos cercano al 50%, especialmente en la adenosis esclerosante.
Las microcalcificaciones malignas de estos casos correspondian a CDIS, Carcinomas Ductales Invasivos y a un caso de Carcinoma Coloide, mientras que los procesos benignos fueron adenosis, hiperplasias ductales, hyperplasias lobulillares y fibrosis.
With respect to Sindell, for example, a case involving the drug diethylstilbestrol (DES), which was administered to pregnant women in the 1950s to prevent miscarriage but turned out to cause vaginal adenocarcinoma, a form of cancer, and adenosis, a precancerous vaginal or cervical growth, in the adult daughters of women who took the drug, Posner contends Dworkin misstates the central question posed by that case.
The use of tamoxifen reduced the incidence of adenosis by 41%.
Some of these calcifications may be the result of radiation-induced sclerosing adenosis, a benign process in which fibrotic changes compress glandular tissue causing multiple calcifications.
The most common change is adenosis - the presence of a type of tissue in the vagina which is not usually found there.
The most common change is adenosis -the presence of a type of glandular tissue in the vagina which is not usually found there.
However, when one of the nation's foremost breast cancer researchers examined Denise's biopsy, he discovered that the sample didn't reveal cancer but sclerosing adenosis, a benign but unusual and complicated pattern of cell growth that mimics cancer.
1,2) Other precursor lesions to prostate cancer have been proposed, such as adenosis and proliferative inflammatory atrophy, although evidence for these lesions being true precursors of malignancy is also relatively weak.
Ductal and lobular hyperplasia, cyst formation, adenosis and fibrosis are major morphologic changes of fibrocystic breast disease.
0) of hyperplasia, atypia, DCIS, sclerosis adenosis, and radial scar.