hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer syndrome

Definition / meaning of hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer syndrome

A rare inherited disorder that increases the risk of developing benign (not cancer) tumors of the skin and the uterus (leiomyomas) and malignant (cancer) tumors of the uterus (leiomyosarcoma) and the kidney. Also called HLRCC.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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