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Hamartoma

Known as: Hamartoma [Disease/Finding], Hamartomas, hamartomatous 
A benign (not cancer) growth made up of an abnormal mixture of cells and tissues normally found in the area of the body where the growth occurs.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Insulin stimulates protein synthesis and cell growth by activation of the protein kinases Akt (also known as protein kinase B… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Germline mutation in serine/threonine kinase 11 (STK11, also called LKB1) results in Peutz–Jeghers syndrome, characterized by… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Hereditary syndromes cause approximately 5 to 15% of overall colorectal cancer (CRC) cases. Hereditary CRC is conventionally… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are hamartomatous vascular malformations characterized by abnormally enlarged capillary… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) has a central role in the regulation of cell growth. mTOR receives input from multiple… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Germline mutations in LKB1, TSC2, or PTEN tumor suppressor genes result in hamartomatous syndromes with shared tumor biological… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The tumour suppressor gene PTEN , which maps to 10q23.3 and encodes a 403 amino acid dual specificity phosphatase (protein… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Peutz-Jeghers (PJ) syndrome is an autosomal-dominant disorder characterized by melanocytic macules of the lips, multiple… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by the widespread development of distinctive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Hypothalamic hamartomas and gelastic seizures are often associated with cognitive deterioration, behavioral problems, and poor… Expand
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