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2009, Volume 25, Number 2, Page(s) 050-052     
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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2009.00973
Leiomyoma of the Kidney: A Case Report
Selver ÖZEKİNCİ1, Ali Kemal UZUNLAR1,Abdullah GEDİK2, Işık İkbal AKGÜN1
1Dicle Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı, DİYARBAKIR, TÜRKİYE
2Dicle Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Üroloji Anabilim Dalı, DİYARBAKIR, TÜRKİYE
Keywords: Leiomyoma, Kidney

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.

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