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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Cowden syndrome (multiple hamartoma syndrome), Dermatol Clin 1995;13:27-31.
As above, the diagnosis of a hamartoma (or even multiple hamartomas) is made simple by the infrequent occurrence of popcorn calcification.
Another 29 had benign tumours: 16 patients with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome and multiple hamartomas, 3 patients with GISTs, 2 inflammatory polyps in NSAIDs patients, 2 adenomas, 2 lipomas, 1 cavernous lymphangioma, 1 fibrolipoma, 1 granular cell tumour, and 1 time polyps in Cronkhite-Canada syndrome Figures 1-9.
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