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Case 76

Surgical Pathology Case

 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  65 year-old male. Right kidney tumor.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The kidney with perinephric adipose tissue measuring 15.0 x 11.0 x 6.5 cm in greatest dimension and weighs 492 grams. Bi-valved kidney revealed multilobulated mass in the upper pole which measures 7.0 x 6.0 x 6.0 cm. The mass is well demarcated. The cut surface is yellow-tan, heterogenous with cystic degeneration. The tumor is limited in the renal capsule with a pushing border. The tumor is noted inside of the renal vein at the margin.

     
 
 

HE, 10

HE, 20

 
 

HE, 40

HE, 20

   
 

HE, 40

HE, 20

     
 

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

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan