Hiperplasia

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Definición

Es el aumento en la producción de células en un órgano o tejido normal. Puede ser un signo de cambios anormales o precancerosos, lo cual se denomina hiperplasia patológica.

También puede deberse a la multiplicación de células completamente normales, lo cual se denomina hiperplasia fisiológica.

Nombres alternativos

Hipergénesis

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  • Last reviewed on 8/16/2011
  • 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.

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