hamartomatous


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hamartomatous

 [ham″ahr-to´mah-tus]
pertaining to a disturbance in growth of a tissue in which the cells of a circumscribed area outstrip those of the surrounding areas.

ham·ar·tom·a·tous

(ham'ahr-tō'mă-tŭs),
Relating to hamartoma.

ham·ar·tom·a·tous

(ham'ahr-tō'mă-tŭs)
Relating to hamartoma.

hamartomatous

pertaining to a disturbance in growth of a tissue in which the cells of a circumscribed area outstrip those of the surrounding areas.
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LAM features hamartomatous proliferation of smooth muscle in the lungs, mediastinum and abdomen (2,6).
These were thought to most likely represent hamartomatous polyps with regenerative changes.
7) Hematoxylin-eosin staining of a type I primary lesion with hamartomatous features (admixed collagen, corded and streaked architecture) is shown in the Figure, A through C.
Cervical lymphangioma is a benign hamartomatous hyperplasia of lymphatic vessels, and it accounts for up to 90% of all lymphangiomas in the head and neck region.
5) In our case, the patient had Peutz-Jeghers syndrome; this is a dominantly inherited human disorder characterised by gastrointestinal hamartomatous polyposis and mucocutaneous melanin pigmentation.
2) The polyps are nonadenomatous juvenile or hamartomatous polyps that occur throughout the gastrointestinal tract except for characteristic sparing of the esophagus.
Based on morphologic, embryologic, and clinicopathologic observations, it is believed that nasolabial cysts are hamartomatous developmental lesions, (18) arising from the lower anterior portion of the nasolacrimal duct (Figure 1).
They are described as hypertrophy, hyperplasia or hamartomatous proliferations in the few published reports (2).
Hemimegalencephaly is unilateral megalencephaly that is isolated, part of a hemihypertrophy syndrome or the result of hamartomatous overgrowth of one cerebral hemisphere.
The classification of mesenchymal hamartomatous lesions of the nasal cavity is somewhat confusing because of the nomenclature and because of our incomplete understanding of their pathogenesis.
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a rare disease characterized by mucocutaneous hyperpigmentation and intestinal hamartomatous polyposis.
Hamartomatous polyps of the colon: ganglioneuromatous, stromal, and lipomatous.