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Adenoma, Acidophil MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adenoma, Acidophil
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.650.025
C04.557.470.035.025
C04.557.580.625.650.025
Unique ID
D000239
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000239
Annotation
coordinate with PITUITARY NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
A benign tumor, usually found in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, whose cells stain with acid dyes. Such pituitary tumors may give rise to excessive secretion of growth hormone, resulting in gigantism or acromegaly. A specific type of acidophil adenoma may give rise to nonpuerperal galactorrhea. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Adenoma, Acidophilic
Adenoma, Eosinophil
Adenoma, Eosinophilic
NLM Classification #
WK 585
See Also
Acromegaly
Gigantism
Pituitary Neoplasms
Public MeSH Note
94; was ADENOMA, EOSINOPHILIC 1963-93
Online Note
use ADENOMA, ACIDOPHIL to search ADENOMA, EOSINOPHILIC 1966-93
History Note
94; was ADENOMA, EOSINOPHILIC 1963-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/08
Adenoma, Acidophil Preferred
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