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Renal leiomyoma: An uncommon differential diagnosis of renal masses in pediatric age.

Authors
  • Karabulut, Derya1
  • Alkan, Aykut1
  • Ozgur, Cihan1
  • Gunay, Burak1
  • Burgazdere, Gulsah1
  • Oz Puyan, Fulya2
  • 1 Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Edirne, Turkey. , (Turkey)
  • 2 Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Edirne, Turkey. , (Turkey)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Urology Case Reports
Publisher
Elsevier BV
Publication Date
May 01, 2021
Volume
36
Pages
101567–101567
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.eucr.2021.101567
PMID: 33489773
Source
Medline
Keywords
Language
English
License
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Abstract

Leiomyoma is a mesenchymal tumor which arise from any structure or organ containing smooth muscle, but is frequently seen in the female genital tract. Renal leiomyoma is extremely rare benign lesion with low incidence (1:1000), has been reported mostly in adults and very few cases have been described in the pediatric age-group. It is often asymptomatic and can be diagnosed when reaches large sizes. Hereby, we present a case of renal leiomyoma in a smaller size, in the pediatric age group. © 2021 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Inc.

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