Adenomatoid tumor

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Adenomatoid tumor
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High-magnification micrograph of an adenomatoid tumor. H&E stain.
Classification and external resources
ICD-O 9054/0
MeSH D018254
Adenomatoid tumour of the epididymis

Adenomatoid tumor is a benign mesothelial tumor. It generally presents in the genital tract, in regions such as the testis[1] and epididymis.[2] However, it also has been found in the pancreas.[3]

In the female, it has been found in the body of the uterus and the fallopian tube.[4]


  1. ^ Williams SB, Han M, Jones R, Andrawis R (2004). "Adenomatoid tumor of the testes". Urology. 63 (4): 779–81. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2003.11.035. PMID 15072910. 
  2. ^ "Adenomatoid tumor of the epididymis". Retrieved 2007-12-15. 
  3. ^ 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. doi:10.1097/01.MP.0000072803.37527.C8. PMID 12808068. 
  4. ^ 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. doi:10.1016/0020-7292(95)02453-J. PMID 8543111.