Adenoma

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
METeOR identifier:697241
Registration status:Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018
Definition:

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).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care