hamartoma


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hamartoma

[‚ha·mər′tō·mə]
(medicine)
An abnormal condition resulting in the formation of a mass of tissue of disproportionate size and distribution but composed of the normal tissue of the region.
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Pulmonary chondroid hamartoma was first described by Albrecht in 1904.
Macrodystrophia Lipomatosa with associated fibrolipomatous hamartoma of the median nerve.
The lesson from this case is to continue to pursue a benign hamartoma with micro-calcification to avoid missing unexpected sinister pathology.
Follicular hamartoma or hair follicle nevus is more frequently characterized by multiple, nodular or plaque lesions that are thick, irregular, with several centimeters in diameter, and thick hairs abnormally coming out of a dilated follicular infundibulum (GOLDSCHMIDT & SHOFER, 1992; SCOTT et al.
Hepatic mesenchymal hamartoma associated with mesenchymal stem villous hyperplasia of the placenta.
HYPOTHALAMIC HAMARTOMA REPORT OF ONE CASE TO PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY.
Sonographic appearances of hamartomas vary with the composition of the tumor, making it difficult to diagnose a hamartoma sonographically.
Retinal hamartomas are pathognomonic, and their radiographic appearance has been likened to candle wax drippings or gutterings.
Surgical removal of hamartomas and other benign brain tumors is often difficult or impossible, and doctors usually choose not to operate when the only serious complication of these tumors is precocious puberty.
Nevus sebaceous (NS) is a congenital hamartoma of the sebaceous glands that was first described by Josef Jadassohn, MD, in 1895.