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Hyperplasia

Hypergenesis

 

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.

 

 
  • Hyperplasia

    Hyperplasia - illustration

    Hyperplasia is the increased cell production of normal tissue in the body which causes the organ to increase in size.

    Hyperplasia

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    • Hyperplasia

      Hyperplasia - illustration

      Hyperplasia is the increased cell production of normal tissue in the body which causes the organ to increase in size.

      Hyperplasia

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      Review Date: 8/14/2015

      Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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