Case 18

Surgical Pathology Case
 
Clinical Information
  Left renal cell carcinoma in 2000. Now has 3.0 cm mass superior pole of right kidney (2006).
Gross Description
 

Specimen consists of one brown-yellow mass with surrounding fat tissue. The nodule is well circumscribed and measures 3.5 x 2.5 x 3.0 cm. The cut surface of the nodule is brown-yellow with central scarring.

     
 
     
   
     
 
  HE, 21 HE, 4
 
  HE, 10 HE, 10
 
  HE, 20 HE, 20
 
  HE, 40 HE, 60
   
  Touch-prep, HE, 20  
     
 

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Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan