Asked in Medical Terminology
What medical term meaning abnormal increase in normal cells?
The medical term is hyperplasia Hyperplasia Hyperplasia is the abnormal increase of normal cells within normal tissue. ...
Definition Hyperplasia is increased cell production in a normal tissue or organ. Hyperplasia may be a sign of abnormal or precancerous changes. This is called pathologic hyperplasia. It can also be due to the growth of completely normal cells. This is called physiologic hyperplasia. Alternative Names Hypergenesis Reviewed By Review Date: 08/16/2011 David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. ...
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What is the difference between pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia and epithelial hyperplasia?
Type your answer here... Pseudoepithelimatous hyperplasia histologically mimics squamous cell carcinoma but its not in case of epithelial hyperplasia.Eg of former includes histoplasmosis,blastomycosis,Tb,Syphilis etc.. ...