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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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In this report, we aimed to evaluate the clinicopathologic features of hamartomas and outline our clinical approach to hamartomas in our 20-year experience at our Breast Clinic.
Eccrine angiomatous hamartoma: a clinicopathologic review of 18 cases.
Out of these 9 cases, most of them 7 (77%) were malignant hepatoblastoma and 2 (33%) were benign mesenchymal hamartoma.
How many types of biliary hamartomas and adenomas are there?
Lipofibromatous hamartoma: review of early diagnosis and treatment.
Additionally, in a paediatric population, hamartomas should be differentiated from lingual thyroid thorough clinical examination, imaging, and histopathological examination.
Logrip et al., "Survey of somatic mutations in tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) hamartomas suggests different genetic mechanisms for pathogenesis of TSC lesions," American Journal of Human Genetics, vol.
Nasal chondromesenchymal hamartomas are most commonly seen in the nasal cavity of children less than 3 months old, with less common involvement of the paranasal sinuses [2].
Splenic hamartoma (SH), which was first described in 1861 by Rokitansky, is a rare benign lesion of the spleen (1).