Turkish Journal of Pathology

Türk Patoloji Dergisi

Turkish Journal of Pathology

Turkish Journal of Pathology

2009, Vol 25, Num, 2     (Pages: 050-052)

Leiomyoma of the Kidney: A Case Report

Selver ÖZEKİNCİ 1, Ali Kemal UZUNLAR 1, Abdullah GEDİK 2, Işık İkbal AKGÜN 1

1 Dicle Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı, DİYARBAKIR, TÜRKİYE
2 Dicle Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Üroloji Anabilim Dalı, DİYARBAKIR, TÜRKİYE

DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2009.00973
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Renal leiomyoma is a rare benign mesenchymal tumor which has its origin from smooth muscle cells of different structures of the kidney. Renal leiomyomas are mainly located in the renal capsule and pelvis, or next to these structures. Clinical symptoms are nonspecific or completely absent. We present a case with leiomyoma of the left kidney.

Keywords : Leiomyoma, Kidney