Interventricular fibroma and cystic renal dysplasia in a newborn

Joyce Schwartz, Victor Saldivar, Fermin Tio, Colette Kohler

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Abstract

A newborn twin presented with a cardiac tumor; at autopsy microcystic dysplasia was found in the kidneys. The histology of the renal cysts were not unlike those found in many multisystem syndromes (e.g., Schwartz-Jampel, Ehlers-Danlos, and Jeune's asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy). No evidence of tuberous sclerosis or other phakomatoses were found. This case may alert other observers to carefully look for cystic dysplasia of the kidneys or other organs in association with cardiac tumors..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)187-195
Number of pages9
JournalFetal and Pediatric Pathology
Volume2
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cardiac fibroma
  • Renal cysts
  • Renal dysplasia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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