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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

papilloma

a benign wart.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Papilloma

A benign growth on the skin or mucous membrane. Viruses that cause these growths are called human papillomaviruses (HPVs).
Mentioned in: Genital Warts
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about papilloma

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Prevalence of esophageal squamous papilloma and associated cancer in northeastern France.
However, multiple biopsies were taken from the endobronchial lesion and histopathology was consistent with squamous papilloma. There was no evidence of malignancy or granuloma in all biopsies taken from the endobronchial lesion.
There are very few documented cases of squamous papilloma in the bladder or urethra.
The lesions were classified into two groups; fibrous lesions (irritational fibroma, epulis fissuratum, ossifying fibroma, squamous papilloma) and soft hemorrhagic lesions (pyogenic granuloma, peripheral giant cell granuloma).
The differential diagnosis for this lesion included salivary gland-type tumors, a collision tumor, and malignant transformation of a mixed glandular and squamous papilloma.
Among the benign non-pigmented tumors- squamous papilloma [1] is the most common and among degenerationspterygium and pingueculas are most common.
Because of the exophytic intraluminal growth pattern, the differential diagnosis includes other polypoid esophageal lesions, which include benign lesions, such as squamous papilloma and fibrovascular polyp, or malignant neoplasms, such as squamous cell carcinoma (especially the verrucous variant).
This report presents a case of squamous papilloma (SP) which is rarely seen on the gingiva.
Leiomyoma, squamous papilloma, spindle cell tumour, squamous cell carcinoma, invasive and adenocystic carcinoma was above 60 years of age, whereas hyperplastic squamous epithelium, erythroplakia, poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma, moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma, stratified squamous epithelium, leukoplakia, squamous cell carcinoma with welldifferentiated, keratinising squamous cell carcinoma, moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma and dysplastic squamous epithelium was above 50 years of age.
Pathologic examination of the left vocal fold lesion confirmed a diagnosis of squamous papilloma.