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Case 438 - Discussion

Uploaded: 2010-10-21, Updated: 2010-10-21

 

The patient is a 11 years old black male.

 

Medullary Renal Cell Carcinoma

  Young black males, sickle cell trait

  Gross: Centered in the medulla

  HE:

       Growth patterns: microcystic, reticular or sheet

       Cytology: high-grade undifferentiated cells, large, pleomorphic

       Admixed with neutrophils, bounded by lymphocytes

  Extremely poor prognosis