Hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma

Hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma (HLRCC), also known as Reed syndrome, is an autosomal dominant tumor susceptibility syndrome.

Pathology

It is characterized by:

Genetics

Mutations in the gene fumarate hydratase (fumarase, FH) has been identified as the responsible underlying mechanism.

See also

Article information

rID: 21450
System: Urogenital
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Reed syndrome
  • Hereditary leiomyomatosis renal cell carcinoma (HLRCC)
  • Hereditory leiyomyomata renal cell cancer syndrome
  • Hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer (HLRCC)
  • Hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer

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