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Adenomatoid tumor

Updated: 2017-06-26T19:48Z
Adenomatoid tumor
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High-magnification micrograph of an adenomatoid tumor. H&E stain.
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Adenomatoid tumour of the epididymis

Adenomatoid tumor is a benign mesothelial tumor, which arises from the lining of organs. It generally presents in the genital tract, in regions such as the testis[1] and epididymis.[2] It is the second most common extratesticular scrotal mass, after lipoma, and accounts for 30% of these masses.[3] It also has been found in the pancreas.[4]

In the female, it has been found in the body of the uterus and the fallopian tube.[5]


  1. ^ Williams SB, Han M, Jones R, Andrawis R (2004). "Adenomatoid tumor of the testes". Urology. 63 (4): 779–81. PMID 15072910. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2003.11.035. 
  2. ^ "Adenomatoid tumor of the epididymis". Archived from the original on 2007-06-15. Retrieved 2007-12-15. 
  3. ^ Cassidy, Fiona Hughes; Ishioka, Kevin M.; McMahon, Colm J.; Chu, Pauline; Sakamoto, Kyoko; Lee, Karen S.; Aganovic, Lejla (May 2010). "MR Imaging of Scrotal Tumors and Pseudotumors". RadioGraphics. 30 (3): 665–683. doi:10.1148/rg.303095049. 
  4. ^ Overstreet K, Wixom C, Shabaik A, Bouvet M, Herndier B (Jun 2003). "Adenomatoid tumor of the pancreas: a case report with comparison of histology and aspiration cytology". Mod Pathol. 16 (6): 613–7. PMID 12808068. doi:10.1097/01.MP.0000072803.37527.C8. 
  5. ^ Huang CC, Chang DY, Chen CK, Chou YY, Huang SC (Sep 1995). "Adenomatoid tumor of the female genital tract". Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 50 (3): 275–80. PMID 8543111. doi:10.1016/0020-7292(95)02453-J. 

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