juxtaglomerular cell tumor

juxtaglomerular cell tumor

a tumor of juxtaglomerular cell origin usually presenting with symptoms of secondary aldosteronism, including severe diastolic hypertension, which appears to be due to tumor-produced renin. The histologic appearance resembles that of a hemangiopericytoma.

juxtaglomerular cell tumor

A benign tumor most common in those ages 10–19, which arises in the pericytes of the juxtaglomerular apparatus and causes extreme HTN DiffDx Renal cell carcinoma, interstitial cell tumor, Wilms' tumor variants, leiomyoma Management Resection

jux·ta·glo·mer·u·lar cell tu·mor

(jŭks'tă-glō-mĕr'yū-lăr sel tū'mŏr)
A tumor of juxtaglomerular cell origin usually presenting with symptoms of secondary aldosteronism, including severe diastolic hypertension, which appears to be due to tumor-produced renin. The histologic appearance resembles that of a hemangiopericytoma.
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Loss by kidney: (1) diseases related to mineralocorticoid increases mainly include adrenocortical tumor or hyperplasia, juxtaglomerular cell tumor, ectopic aldosterone-producing tumor, Cushing syndrome, and pseudohyperaldosteronism.
Juxtaglomerular cell tumor of the kidney: report of two cases with a papillary pattern.
In other words, the tumor was juxtaglomerular cell tumor (reninoma) [Figure 1]d and e.
Juxtaglomerular cell tumors with renin secretion and tumors of the diffuse endocrine system, collectively known as carcinoids, have been reported.