adenofibroma


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ad·e·no·fi·bro·ma

(ad'ĕ-nō-fī-brō'mă),
A benign neoplasm composed of glandular and fibrous tissues, with a relatively large proportion of glands.

adenofibroma

/ad·e·no·fi·bro·ma/ (-fi-bro´mah) a tumor composed of connective tissue containing glandular structures.

adenofibroma

[ad′ənōfībrō′mə] pl. adenofibromas, adenofibromata
Etymology: Gk, aden + L, fibra, fiber, oma
a tumor of the connective tissues that contains glandular elements.

adenofibroma

 Fibroadenoma, see there.

ad·e·no·fi·bro·ma

(ad'ĕ-nō-fī-brō'mă)
A benign neoplasm composed of glandular and fibrous tissues.
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Thirteen out of these had slightly raised CA 125, while two of these cases had highly raised ca125 (350 and 890 /ml) shown in table 2, especially in case of adenofibroma with massive ascites and has been reported elsewhere in literature to cause highly 19,20 elevated serum Ca 125 In girls with age group of less than 20 years, 5 cases were admitted with ovarian masses.
So-called adenofibroma has the architectural features of adenosarcoma, but the stroma is typically hypocellular and fibrotic.
Mullerian adenosarcoma: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 55 cases challenging the existence of adenofibroma.
In our study the false positive results were seen in tumor-like conditions like a case with endometriotic cyst (1 case), adenofibroma (1case), 1 case of low malignant potential serous tumor and rest in benign epithelial ovarian tumor.
8-10) Phyllodes tumors of the vulva are uncommon neoplasms, with only 10 previous cases reported, to our knowledge, on review of literature, which may be due to the rarity of this entity or to reporting under various names, such as fibroadenoma, adenofibroma, or variants of mammary-like gland adenoma of the vulva, (11) at the benign spectrum of the entity.
Solid mixed epithelial and stromal tumors also need to be distinguished from mesoblastic nephroma and metanephric adenofibroma.
Most of these are considered to be benign mixed mullerian tumours analogous to the adenofibroma of the cervix and the serous cystadenofibroma of the ovary (3, 4).
Papillary projections--considered a strong sign of malignancy--are more common in borderline tumours than in invasive cancers but may also be seen in benign tumours, for example, in adenofibromas.
Benign serous tumors include cyst adenomas, adenofibromas, cyst adenofibromas and surface papillomas.
15] Adenofibromas show epithelium that is usually of proliferative endometrial type; however, a flattened single cell cuboidal cell can be seen admixed with a benign variably fibrous stroma.