Renal smooth muscle hamartoma

Zoran Gatalica, Ondrej Hes, Tomas Vanecek, Warren Sanger

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A large (4. cm in diameter) smooth muscle tumor was found in the medial aspect of the right kidney in a 54-year-old Caucasian woman with acute hypertension. Clonality assay (HUMARA) showed no evidence of clonal proliferation, and array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) analysis failed to identify any copy number genomic change. These findings are consistent with smooth muscle hamartoma, a rare benign renal tumor-like lesion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)782-784
Number of pages3
JournalPathology Research and Practice
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 15 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • ACGH
  • Clonality
  • Hamartoma
  • Kidney

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Cell Biology


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