Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Adenoma

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_93

Definition

Adenoma is a benign growth starting in the glandular tissue. Adenomas can originate from many organs including the colon, adrenal, thyroid, etc. In the majority of cases these neoplasms stay benign, but some transform to malignancy over time.

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