**** Juxtaglomerular Cell Tumor of the Kidney ****


For more detail on this case, refer to the published papers.
1. Hasegawa, A. and Iwasaki, T.: Rhomboid secretion granules in a juxtaglomerular cell tumour of the kidney. Br J Urol, 79:296-297, 1997.
2. Hasegawa, A.: Juxtaglomerular cell tumor of the kidney: A case report with electron microscopic and flow cytometric investigation. Ultrastructural Pathology (Taylor & Francis) 21:201-208, 1997.

Case: A 17-year-old female with headaches and hypertension for a year



Cut surface of the juxtaglomerular cell tumor, elastic soft, swollen,
and encapsulated, 5 x 4 cm


Solid growth of tumor cells (H&E stain)


Tumor cells arranged in concentric pattern around capillaries (Silver impregnation)


Electron micrograph of a rhomboid secretion granule in the dilated cisternae of the Golgi appratus of the juxtaglomerular cell tumor of the kidney

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