Choristoma

Last revised by Dr Maxime St-Amant on 28 Apr 2018

A choristoma is simply a collection of microscopically normal cells or tissues in an abnormal location. This is different to a hamartoma which is derived only from local tissues.

Examples include:

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: adrenal myelolipoma
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  • Case 2: Mullerianosis
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