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Cystadenoma (or "cystoma") is a type of cystic adenoma.When malignant, it is called cystadenocarcinoma.



When not otherwise specified, the ICD-O coding is 8440/0. However, the following classifications also exist:

By form

By location

The term "cystadenoma" may also refer to a hidrocystoma. [2]

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  1. Michael Feely, Raul S. Gonzalez. "Appendix - Other tumors - Mucinous neoplasms (LAMN and HAMN)". Topic Completed: 1 October 2017. Revised: 11 December 2019
  2. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN   978-1-4160-2999-1.