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A benign (non-cancerous) growth which has specific characteristics that can be seen using pathology testing techniques (proliferation of neoplastic epithelial cells). Adenomas may be protuberant, flat or depressed. Some adenomas may change over time and develop into malignant growths (cancers).
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Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care