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  • The term hypertrophy is used when the individual tissue elements become bigger to meet the demands of greater functional activity; hyperplasia, if there is an increase in the number of these elements; and pseudo-hypertrophy, when the specific tissue element is largely replaced by another tissue.
  • Should there be much loss of tissue of an organ, the cells of the remaining part will enlarge and undergo an active proliferation (hyperplasia) so that it may be made up to the original amount.
  • Although the significance for man cannot be discounted the NOEL for interstitial cell hyperplasia can be used in the risk assessment.
  • A remaining 5mm focus of focal nodular hyperplasia was not detected by either observer on any technique.
  • Atypical hyperplasia or LCIS does not mean you will necessarily develop breast cancer in the future.

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