Difference Between Adenoma and Adenocarcinoma

Adenoma vs Adenocarcinoma   Adenoma and adenocarcinoma are both abnormal growths of glandular tissue. Both can occur anywhere where there is glandular tissue. Glands are either endocrine or exocrine. Endocrine glands release their secretions directly into the bloodstream. Exocrine glands release their secretions onto an epithelial surface via a duct system. Exocrine glands may be […]

Difference Between Adenocarcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Adenocarcinoma vs Squamous Cell Carcinoma   Adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are two types of malignant conditions. These may present similarly but are different at the cellular level. Some adenocarcinomas are highly invasive while others are not. It is not so with squamous cell carcinoma. Both cancers are commonly found on tissue surfaces.  Both are […]

Difference Between Heart Burn and Acid Reflux

Heart Burn vs Acid Reflux | Common Cause, Presentation, Management, and Complications   Severe retro sternal burning sensation, so called heartburn, is a common presentation in current clinical practice. It can be resulted from various causes and sometimes it can mimic angina. However, the commonest cause of heartburn is found to be gastro-esophageal reflux disease. […]