Case 113

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  52 year-old female. Left kidney mass.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The specimen consists of a kidney weighing 330.6 grams and measuring 10.0 x 8.5 x 7.0 cm. Surfacing the kidney are multiple clear fluid filled cysts, the largest measuring 3.5 cm in greatest dimension. A tumor measuring 7.1 x 7.0 x 5.5 cm is identified. The tumor has replaced the renal parenchyma with the remaining parenchyma measuring 4.5 x 3.4 x 3.0 cm. The tumor appears to be well encapsulated. The renal vein appears to be grossly uninvolved with tumor.

 
   
 
 

HE, 20

HE, 20

 
 

HE, 40

HE, 40

   
 

HE, 40

 

     
 

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

Gross Photo: BT

Microscopic Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan