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Hyperplasia

Hyperplasia

Overview

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

Review Date 8/5/2017

Updated by: Frank A. Greco, MD, PhD, Director, Biophysical Laboratory, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Hospital, Bedford, MA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.