adenomatoid tumor

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ad·e·no·ma·toid tu·mor

a small benign tumor of the male epididymis and female genital tract, consisting of fibrous tissue or smooth muscle enclosing anastomosing glandlike spaces containing acid mucopolysaccharide lined by flattened cells that have ultra-structural characteristics of mesothelial cells.

ad·e·no·ma·toid tu·mor

(ad'ĕ-nō'mă-toyd tū'mŏr)
A small benign neoplasm of the epididymis or female genital tract, consisting of fibrous tissue enclosing glandlike spaces lined by mesothelial cells.
Synonym(s): adenofibromyoma, Recklinghausen tumor.


Friedrich Daniel von, German histologist and pathologist, 1833-1910.
central Recklinghausen disease type II - congenital disorder characterized by café-au-lait spots, intertriginous freckling, iris hamartomas, and multiple skin neurofibromas.
Recklinghausen disease of bone - increased osteoclastic resorption of calcified bone with replacement by fibrous tissue due to primary hyperparathyroidism or other causes of the rapid mobilization of mineral salts. Synonym(s): osteitis fibrosa cystica
Recklinghausen disease type I - Synonym(s): von Recklinghausen disease
Recklinghausen disease type II - Synonym(s): von Recklinghausen disease
Recklinghausen tonometer
Recklinghausen tumor - a small benign tumor of the male epididymis and female genital tract. Synonym(s): adenomatoid tumor
Recklinghausen-Applebaum disease - a condition of hemochromatosis.
von Recklinghausen disease - two distinct major hereditary disorders: type I (neurofibromatosis type II), and central type II (neurofibromatosis type I). Synonym(s): neurofibromatosis
von Recklinghausen neurofibromatosis
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On histopathology, the excised epididymal tumour was encapsulated with cuboidal to flattened tumour cells in cords and tubules and having large intracytoplasmic vacuoles that is characteristic of adenomatoid tumor.
We report a case of epididymal adenomatoid tumor diagnosed on aspiration cytology, which was confirmed on histopathology and immunohistochemistry.
Adenomatoid tumors of the female and male genital tract: a comparative clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical analysis of 47 cases emphasizing their site-specific morphologic diversity.
3) Surgical exploration is however, required to exclude malignancy, since the accessory spleen that is attached to the testicle may be misinterpreted as a primary, malignant testicular tumor or an adenomatoid tumor.
11,20-25) Other conditions that may enter into the differential diagnostic consideration less frequently are adenosarcoma, carcinosarcoma, perivascular epithelioid cell tumor, and adenomatoid tumor.
5) Benign intrascrotal extratesticular lesions include EICs, adenomatoid tumor of the epididymis, fibroma, lip oma, and cholesterol granuloma.
The adenomatoid tumor of the epididymis is the most common extratesticular tumor in adults.
Like hemangiomas, vascular dilatation can also be found in other benign lesions, such as adenomatoid tumor, lymphangioma, and arteriovenous malformation.
Adenomatoid tumor is a benign mesothelial tumor, which is common in the male and female genital tract.