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Juxtaglomerular tumor

MedGen UID:
87219
Concept ID:
C0334331
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: [M]Juxtaglomerular tumor; Juxtaglomerular Cell Tumor; Juxtaglomerular Neoplasm; Juxtaglomerular Tumor; Reninoma
SNOMED CT: [M]Juxtaglomerular tumor (128860008); Reninoma (128860008); Juxtaglomerular tumor (128860008); Reninoma (307618001); Juxtaglomerular tumor (307618001)
 

Definition

A benign, well circumscribed neoplasm arising from the cortex of the kidney. It secrets renin and the patients usually present with severe hypertension and marked hypokalemia. Morphologically, it is characterized by the presence of sheets of polygonal or spindle-shaped neoplastic cells forming a hemangiopericytic pattern. [from NCI]

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Etiology

Sizemore GW, Carney JA, Gharib H, Capen CC
Henry Ford Hosp Med J 1992;40(3-4):236-44. PMID: 1362413

Diagnosis

Dunnick NR
Radiographics 2000 Jan-Feb;20(1):260-1. PMID: 10682784
Schonfeld AD, Jackson JA, Somerville SP, Johnson CF, Anderson PW
J Urol 1991 Dec;146(6):1607-9. PMID: 1942353
Dunnick NR, Hartman DS, Ford KK, Davis CJ Jr, Amis ES Jr
Radiology 1983 May;147(2):321-6. doi: 10.1148/radiology.147.2.6836111. PMID: 6836111

Therapy

Kashiwabara H, Inaba M, Itabashi A, Ishii J, Katayama S
Blood Press 1997 May;6(3):147-53. PMID: 9181252

Prognosis

Sizemore GW, Carney JA, Gharib H, Capen CC
Henry Ford Hosp Med J 1992;40(3-4):236-44. PMID: 1362413

Clinical prediction guides

Sizemore GW, Carney JA, Gharib H, Capen CC
Henry Ford Hosp Med J 1992;40(3-4):236-44. PMID: 1362413

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