Definitions

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  • noun medicine A form of cancer characterized by multiple adenomas within an organ or system

Etymologies

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adenomata +‎ -osis

Examples

  • Multiple ectopic lesions of focal islet adenomatosis identified by positron emission tomography scan in an infant with congenital hyperinsulinism.

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  • Focal KATP HI - Also referred to as focal adenomatosis.

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  • Multiple ectopic lesions of focal islet adenomatosis identified by positron emission tomography scan in an infant with congenital hyperinsulinism.

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  • The Wnt signalling pathway is tightly controlled by the APC (adenomatosis polyposis coli) gene which is associated with early-stage colon carcinogenesis: mutations in one of the two copies of this tumour suppressor gene underlie familial adenomatous polyposis, a condition characterised by the growth of hundreds or even thousands of polyps in the large intestine from adolescence on.

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  • The new genes included mutations in neurofibromatosis 1, a gene known to cause a rare neurological disorder and raise the risk of nerve and brain tumors; ataxia telengiectasia mutated or ATM, which has ties with leukemia and lymphoma; retinoblastoma 1, which is linked with a rare childhood cancer of the eye; and adenomatosis polyposis coli or APC, which is common in colon cancer.

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  • In contrast, the presentation that followed Wynder’s, on an obscure disease called pulmonary adenomatosis in sheep, generated a lively, half-hour debate.

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  • In contrast, the presentation that followed Wynder’s, on an obscure disease called pulmonary adenomatosis in sheep, generated a lively, half-hour debate.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • In contrast, the presentation that followed Wynder’s, on an obscure disease called pulmonary adenomatosis in sheep, generated a lively, half-hour debate.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • A US study found that incidence rates among adults younger than age 50 years are increasing. medical dictionary, colorectal cancer is "an autosomal dominant predisposition to early-onset colorectal cancer in the absence of adenomatosis.

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