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renal pericytic tumors

Wednesday 21 June 2017

pericytic tumors of kidney

The pericytic (perivascular myoid cell) family of tumors is a distinctive group of mesenchymal neoplasms encountered in superficial sites and only rarely seen in viscera.

The pericytic family subtends a spectrum of lesions, namely :
- glomus tumors and variants;
- myopericytoma , including myofibroma ;
- angioleiomyoma.

See also

-  pericytic tumors
- renal tumors

Paywall references

- Pericytic Tumors of the Kidney - A Clinicopathologic Analysis of 17 Cases.
Sirohi D, Smith SC, Epstein JI, Balzer BL, Simko JP, Balitzer D, Benhamida J, Kryvenko ON, Gupta NS, Paluru S, da Cunha IW, Leal DN, Williamson SR, de Peralta-Venturina M, Amin MB.
Hum Pathol. 2017 Apr 21. pii: S0046-8177(17)30119-3. doi : 10.1016/j.humpath.2017.04.005
PMID: 28438616