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Multilocular Cystic Renal Cell Carcinoma: An Unusual Gross Appearance

By DB Nikumbh, SV Jagtap, G Jain and RK Mali


Multilocular Cystic Renal Cell Carcinoma (MCRCC) represents a rare variant of clear cell (conventional) renal cell carcinomas. Attributable to its distinct characteristics in prognosis and its natural history, MCRCC was recognised as a separate subtype of renal cell carcinoma in the 2004 WHO classification of adult renal tumors. We report this case of MCRCC from antemortem surgical specimen, due to its unusual gross appearance and a rare clinical entity

Topics: Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Publisher: BS Kakkilaya
Year: 2011
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