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papilloma

 [pap″ĭ-lo´mah]
a benign tumor derived from epithelium. Papillomas may arise from skin, mucous membranes, or glandular ducts. adj., adj papillo´matous.

pap·il·lo·ma

(pap'i-lō'mă),
A circumscribed, benign epithelial tumor projecting from the surrounding surface; more precisely, a benign epithelial neoplasm consisting of villous or arborescent outgrowths of fibrovascular stroma covered by neoplastic cells.
Synonym(s): papillary tumor
[papilla + G. -oma, tumor]

papilloma

/pap·il·lo·ma/ (pap″il-o´mah) a benign tumor derived from epithelium.papillo´matous
fibroepithelial papilloma  a type containing extensive fibrous tissue.
intracanalicular papilloma  an arborizing nonmalignant growth within the ducts of certain glands, particularly of the breast.
intraductal papilloma  a tumor in a lactiferous duct, usually attached to the wall by a stalk; it may be solitary, often with a serous or bloody nipple discharge, or multiple.
inverted papilloma  one in which the proliferating epithelial cells invaginate into the underlying stroma.

papilloma

(păp′ə-lō′mə)
n. pl. papillo·mas or papillo·mata (-mə-tə)
A small benign epithelial tumor, such as a wart, consisting of an overgrowth of cells on a core of smooth connective tissue.

pap′il·lo′ma·tous adj.

papilloma

[pap′ilō′mə]
Etymology: L, papilla + Gk, oma, tumor
a benign epithelial neoplasm characterized by a branching or lobular tumor. Also called papillary tumor.
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Papilloma

pap·il·lo·ma

(pap'i-lō'mă)
A circumscribed benign epithelial tumor projecting from the surrounding surface and consisting of villous or arborescent outgrowths of fibrovascular stroma covered by neoplastic cells.
Synonym(s): papillary tumor, villoma.
[papilla + G. -oma, tumor]

papilloma

A benign tumour of skin or mucous membrane in which epithelial cells grow outward from a surface around a connective tissue core containing blood vessels. Papillomas may be flat or spherical with a narrow neck (pedunculated) and occur on the skin, in the nose, bladder, larynx or breast. Most skin papillomas are WARTS.

papilloma

a benign wart.

Papilloma

A benign growth on the skin or mucous membrane. Viruses that cause these growths are called human papillomaviruses (HPVs).
Mentioned in: Genital Warts

papilloma

benign epithelial neoplasm

papilloma 

A tumour most commonly found on the conjunctiva, the limbus or the lid margins. It is usually benign. It should be excised but it is likely to recur.

pap·il·lo·ma

(pap'i-lō'mă)
Circumscribed, benign epithelial neoplasm consisting of villous or arborescent outgrowths of fibrovascular stroma covered by neoplastic cells.
[papilla + G. -oma, tumor]

papilloma (pap´ilō´mə),

n an exophytic, pedunculated, cauliflower-like benign neoplasm of epithelium, often having a “warty appearance.”
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Oral papilloma.
papilloma, basal cell,
papilloma, squamous
n a type of papilloma, or benign tumor of the skin or oral mucosa. Usually associated with infection by the human papilloma virus (HPV).

papilloma

the common wart. A benign tumor derived from epithelium, which may arise from skin, conjunctiva, mucous membranes or glandular ducts. Varies from keratinized, to fibrovascular, squamous. Caused by a species-specific papillomavirus. See also papillomavirus.
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Papilloma on a horse's muzzle. By permission from Knottenbelt DC, Pascoe RR, Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Saunders, 2003

cutaneous papilloma
the common form; distinguishable from papilloma of the esophageal groove and reticulum, bladder.
fibrovascular papilloma
single or multiple, small, benign fibrovascular skin tumors, that occur occasionally on the extremities or ventral thorax of dogs. Called also skin tag, keratin tag, soft fibroma.
plexus papilloma
a rare tumor of the choroid plexus, often causing an internal hydrocephalus.

Patient discussion about papilloma

Q. Should I Vaccinate My Daughter Against HPV? I have a 12 year old daughter. Her School wants all the girls aged 12 and up to be vaccinated against HPV. A lot of Parents are against this vaccine. I want to know more about this vaccine and if I should vaccinate my daughter.

A. before you would like to go on with any vaccination, you should check out this very long list of links:

http://www.aegis.ch/neu/links.html

at the bottom you will also find links in english. vaccinations in general are very disputable/dubious and it is probably time that we learn about it.

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