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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 10/21/2018

Updated by: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.