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Disease Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Neoplasms

Name Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Neoplasms
Synonyms CCMMT | Clear-Cell Myomelanocytic Tumor | Clear Cell Myomelanocytic Tumors | Clear-Cell Myomelanocytic Tumors | Clear-Cell Sugar Tumor | Clear Cell Sugar Tumors | Clear-Cell Sugar Tumors | Myomelanocytic Tumor, Clear-Cell | Myomelanocytic Tumors, Clear-Cell | Neoplasms, Perivascular Epithelioid Cell | PEComa | PEComas | Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Tumors | Sugar Tumor, Clear-Cell | Sugar Tumors, Clear-Cell | Tumor, Clear-Cell Myomelanocytic | Tumor, Clear-Cell Sugar | Tumors, Clear-Cell Myomelanocytic | Tumors, Clear-Cell Sugar
Definition A family of mesenchymal tumors composed of histologically and immunohistochemically distinctive perivascular epithelioid cells. These cells do not have a normal anatomic homolog. (From Fletcher CDM, et. al., World Health Organization Classification of Tumors: Pathology and Genetics of Tumors of Soft Tissue and Bone, 2002).
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D054973
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DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Neoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Neoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Angiomyolipoma
  Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes