Benign tumors

Author: Sean Williamson, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 6 September 2017, last major update June 2012

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PubMed Search: Ureters benign tumors general [title]

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Williamson, S. Ureters - Benign tumors - General. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/uretersbenigntumors.html. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Usually mesenchymal, such as leiomyoma or fibroepithelial polyp
  • Fibroepithelial polyps protrude into lumen, also seen in bladder, renal pelves, urethra
  • Composed of loose vascularized connective tissue beneath mucosa
  • May be affected by neurofibromatosis (Am J Surg Pathol 1989;13:873)