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Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma in 76 years old female: A case report

Journal: International Archives of Integrated Medicine (IAIM) (Vol.4, No. 8)

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Page : 139-142

Keywords : Renal cell carcinoma; Chromophobe; Nephrectomy.;

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The current World Health Organization classification of renal epithelial tumours recognises malignant lesions such as, clear cell, papillary, chromophobe and collecting duct renal cell carcinomas (RCCs), and benign entities such as oncocytoma and angiomyolipoma. Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a rare variety of kidney neoplasm that represents approximately 5% of RCC. As the prognosis of chromophobe RCC depends upon early detection and typing of the RCC, meticulous histopathological examination of nephrectomy specimen is must.

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