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Disease Adenoma, Oxyphilic

Name Adenoma, Oxyphilic
Synonyms Huerthle Cell Tumor | Hurthle Cell Tumor | Oncocytoma | Oxyphilic Adenoma
Definition A usually benign glandular tumor composed of oxyphil cells, large cells with small irregular nuclei and dense acidophilic granules due to the presence of abundant MITOCHONDRIA. Oxyphil cells, also known as oncocytes, are found in oncocytomas of the kidney, salivary glands, and endocrine glands. In the thyroid gland, oxyphil cells are known as Hurthle cells and Askanazy cells.
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018249
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DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Adenoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Adenoma, Oxyphilic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Adenoma, Oxyphilic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Oncocytoma, renal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Thyroid cancer, Hurthle cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes