hamartoma


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ham·ar·to·ma

 (hăm′ăr′tō′mə)
n.
A benign tumor composed of an abnormal mixture of normal tissue elements that develop and grow at the same rate as adjacent tissue, resulting from faulty development in an organ.

[German Hamartom, Greek hamartanein, to miss the mark, go wrong, German -om, -oma.]

ham′ar′tom′a·tous (-tŏm′ə-təs, -tō′mə-təs) adj.
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Noun1.hamartoma - a focal growth that resembles a neoplasm but results from faulty development in an organ
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
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ham·ar·to·ma

n. hamartoma, nódulo de tejido superfluo semejante a un tumor usualmente benigno.

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Herein, we describe a case of pulmonary chondroid hamartoma presenting as an uncalcified mass which clinically mimicked bronchogenic carcinoma.
MRI may also demonstrate fibrolipomatous hamartoma of the nerve of the affected region in some cases.
Kollajenin birikimiyle olusan hamartoma kollajenoma adi verilir (1).
Microscopically there was a non-encapsulated lesion with a combination of stroma and cells in the terminal duct lobular units and there was superimposed sclerosing adenosis indicative of a hamartoma.
The meaning of the hamartoma word is similar to nevi, but the former is related to a lesion inclined to deviate from the normal histological structure, whose components are not necessarily mature and may show a more extensive growth (MEHREGAN, 1986; WALDER & GROSS, 1992).
Se le ha encontrado asociada al sindrome de Beckwith-Wiedemann (3), hamartoma mesenquimal hepatico fetal (4), restriccion del crecimiento intrauterino (RCIU) (5), muerte fetal intrauterina (6), placenta previa (7), feto anatomicamente normal asociado con cariotipo 46XX (8), hiperplasia adrenal congenita fetal (9) y malformacion de la pared abdominal anterior fetal (10).
Doctors warned he will one day need pioneering surgery to remove the hypothalamic hamartoma - the "laughing tumour" - or he could die.
Desde el advenimiento de la tomografia computarizada, el hamartoma hipotalamico es agregado como una causa comun de pubertad precoz representando 16% de los casos en ninas y hasta 50% en los ninos.
This condition, also known as multiple hamartoma-neoplasia syndrome, causes hamartomas that involve the skin, intestine, breast, and thyroid.
In March this year the parents of Adam Porter, 11, urged parents to give their children annual eye checks after he was diagnosed with another rare eye disease, combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium, which left him blind in his left eye.
El rabdomioma es conocido tambien como hamartoma miocardico y esta formado por miocitos inmaduros; histologicamente se observa en el musculo cardiaco la presencia de celulas en arana con un gran contenido de glicogeno que se localizan en los ventriculos, el septum interventricular y ocasionalmente en las auriculas.