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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

(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

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.
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Although there had been no significant change in the overall size or the enhancement of this area since the prior mammogram and MRI in 2011, the asymmetric abnormality seen on mammogram and MRI was atypical for sclerosing adenosis. It was classified as BI-RADS 4 (suspicious finding), and repeat MRI-guided biopsy of the abnormal enhancing area was performed.
Specific benign and malignant lesions Pathological diagnosis n Benign lesions (N = 98) Atypical ductal hyperplasia 1 Phyllodes 1 Ductal ectasia 2 Lipoid necrosis 2 Ductal hyperplasia 8 Fibroadenoma 14 Sclerosing adenosis 20 Fibrocystic change 50 Malignant lesions (N = 4) Ductal carcinoma in situ 3 Invasive lobular carcinoma 1 Table 3.
Sclerosing adenosis is a benign condition of the breast in which extra tissue develops within the breast lobules.
Differential diagnosis of a breast lump Benign Malignant Fibroadenoma Non-invasive Cysts Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) Breast abscess Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) Fat necrosis Invasive epithelial Papilloma Ductal carcinoma Hamartoma/adenoma Lobular carcinoma Other sclerosing lesions Medullary/mucinous/papillary carcinoma Radial scar Other non-epithelial neoplasms Sclerosing adenosis Phylloides tumour Angiosarcoma Lymphoma Metastasis to the breast Table III.
Pronto se evidencio que dicho compuesto estaba relacionado con la adenosis vaginal y adenocarcinoma de vagina en las hijas de mujeres que la habian utilizado, lo que llevo a buscar otros estrogenos que no tuviesen un efecto potencialmente teratogenico u oncogenico.
The term benign breast disease encompasses a number of nonproliferative and proliferative breast changes and includes, among other conditions, adenosis, cysts, benign tumors, and atypical hyperplasia.
(43) The plaintiffs alleged that their mothers' ingestion of DES caused them to develop cancerous vaginal and cervical growths known as adenocarcinoma, as well as adenosis, namely "precancerous vaginal and cervical growths which may spread to other areas of the body." (44) The defendants argued that the plaintiffs' injuries did not support a cause of action because the plaintiffs were unable to identify which drug company manufactured the DES taken by their mothers and so could not make out the element of causation required for liability.