nephroma


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Related to nephroma: nephromegaly, cystopexy, mesoblastic nephroma

nephroma

 [nĕ-fro´mah]
a tumor of kidney tissue.

ne·phro·ma

(ne-frō'mă),
A tumor arising from renal tissue.
[nephro- + G. -oma, tumor]

nephroma

/ne·phro·ma/ (nĕ-fro´mah) a tumor of the kidney or of kidney tissue.
congenital mesoblastic nephroma  a renal tumor similar to Wilms' tumor but appearing earlier and infiltrating more surrounding tissue.

nephroma

A nonspecific term for any tumour (benign or malignant) of the kidney.

ne·phro·ma

(nĕ-frō'mă)
A tumor arising from renal tissue.
[nephro- + G. -oma, tumor]

nephroma

a tumor of kidney tissue.

congenital mesoblastic nephroma
a mesenchymal tumor composed of fibromatous and myxomatous areas.
embryonal nephroma
nephroblastoma.
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At CT/MRI, cystic nephroma presents as a well-circumscribed, multilocular cystic mass with multiple minimally thickened septations that enhance on contrast administration; cystic spaces may contain simple or hemorrhagic fluid.
Mesoblastic nephroma in an adult patient: recurrence 21 years after removal of the primary lesion.
1,2] The ossification and mesenchymal components are similar to mesoblastic nephroma histologically.
Cystic nephroma is entirely cystic, without any solid expansile growth or mural nodules.
Cystic nephroma in adults is considered to belong to the spectrum of cystic renal lesions, ranging from typical cystic nephroma to mixed epithelial and stromal tumor of the kidney.
ETV6-NTRK3 gene fusions and trisomy 11 establish a histogenetic link between mesoblastic nephroma and congenital fibrosarcoma.
Other possible diagnoses for antenatal suprarenal cysts include benign entities, such as adrenal hemorrhage, retropleural pulmonary sequestration, neurogenic cysts, enteric duplication cysts and malignant diseases, including Wilm's tumour and congenital mesoblastic nephroma.
2,52-54) In 25% to 30% of cases, PPB is a part of a hereditary tumor syndrome that includes cystic nephroma, rhabdomyosarcoma, and Wilms tumor.
59,60) Hyperechogenic unilateral or bilateral changes detected in prenatal or postnatal screening raise a long differential diagnosis, including ARPKD, early-onset ADPKD, multicystic renal dysplasia, congenital nephrotic syndrome, cystic nephroma, and renal vein thrombosis.
3-11) These tumors have been published under the following names in the literature: leiomyomatous renal hamartomas, congenital mesoblastic nephroma in an adult, cystic hamartoma of renal pelvis, solitary multilocular cysts of the kidney, multilocular renal cyst with mullerian-like stroma, and adult metanephric stromal tumor.
2) Other renal tumors of childhood have been associated with recurring genetic abnormalities: deletion or mutations of WT1 and p53 in some Wilms tumors, t (12;15) creating the ETV6-NTRK3 fusion gene in congenital mesoblastic nephroma, and INI1 deletions or mutations in malignant rhabdoid tumors.