• Excision
  • Biopsy usually confirms the growth to be an adenoma, but, sometimes, excision at surgery is required, especially when the cells found at biopsy are of the follicular type. (wikipedia.org)
  • familial
  • Chemoprevention-with sulindac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-has been shown to significantly reduce the number and size of adenomas in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). (medscape.com)
  • syndrome
  • Secretory villous adenoma is one of the rare causes of severe secretory diarrhea, acute kidney injury and refractory electrolyte imbalance is the classic triad of this disorder named McKittrick-Wheelock syndrome. (imedpub.com)
  • growths
  • The prevalence of adenomas increases with age and the growths are more common among individuals living in certain regions of the world, primarily highly developed nations such as the United States and Great Britain. (microscopyu.com)
  • Several subtypes of adenomas have been described, which chiefly are differentiated from one another by microscopic observation of the manner in which the cells of the growths are organized. (microscopyu.com)
  • According to current estimates, the risk of a villous adenoma undergoing malignant transformation is as high as 25 percent overall, and is even greater for growths larger than 2 centimeters in diameter. (microscopyu.com)
  • type
  • Depending on the type of the insertion base, adenoma may be pedunculated (lobular head with a long slender stalk) or sessile (broad base). (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • A sebaceous adenoma is a cutaneous condition characterized by a slow-growing tumour usually presenting as a pink, flesh-coloured, or yellow papule or nodule. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • The beneficial safety profile of decaffeinated green tea extract, the quantifiable and known active content EGCG, and the accumulating evidence on its cancer preventive potential require in our view a validation of this compound for the 'nutriprevention' of colorectal adenoma. (clinicaltrials.gov)