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Nephrogenic adenoma in a urethral diverticulum. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7932403     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A nephrogenic adenoma was identified histologically in the excised specimen of a urethral diverticulum. Urethral diverticulum is a relatively common disorder of the female lower urinary tract, and nephrogenic adenoma is an extremely rare finding: this is the 13th reported case of this association. Of clinical importance is the close histopathologic resemblance of nephrogenic adenoma to clear cell adenocarcinoma. Nephrogenic adenoma is a benign metaplastic change of the urothelium in response to repair.
Authors:
R L Summitt; S G Murrmann; S D Flax
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  1994 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-11-08     Completed Date:  1994-11-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  473-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tennessee, Memphis 38163.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenoma / complications,  pathology*
Adult
Diverticulum / complications,  pathology*
Female
Humans
Kidney / pathology
Metaplasia
Urethral Diseases / complications,  pathology*
Urethral Neoplasms / complications,  pathology*

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