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      A Case of Juxtaglomerular Cell Tumor Diagnosed Preoperatively

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          A case of juxtaglomerular cell tumor, the fourth case in the world diagnosed preoperatively, was reported. Neither strict sodium restriction nor loading of upright position increased a grade of hyperreninemia observed at recumbent position on ordinary diet, but Paid elevated in response to them. Abnormal glucose tolerance was considered to be due to hypopotassemia. Selective renal arteriography revealed a small number of tumor vessels, a lucent area on the nephrogram and early appearance of the renal vein of the diseased side. Histologically, the tumor contained some canalicular structures among the polygonal nonepithelial tumor cells with rhomboid bodies. These findings suggested that this tumor was a hamartoma originated from the juxtaglomerular apparatus.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1976
          1976
          28 November 2008
          : 17
          : 6
          : 483-495
          Affiliations
          Third Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Radiology, Department of Urology, and First Department of Pathology, Fukushima Medical College, Fukushima
          Article
          180756 Nephron 1976;17:483–495
          10.1159/000180756
          1012407
          © 1976 S. Karger AG, Basel

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