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Papillary renal cell carcinoma in 40 years old male patient: A case report

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

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Page : 143-145

Keywords : Renal cell carcinoma; Papillary; Nephrectomy.;

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Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is heterogeneous disease which is having different histological variants with a distinct clinical course and genetic changes. Papillary renal cell carcinoma is an uncommon variant of renal cell carcinoma. It is considered to be a less aggressive tumour. This tumour has better prognosis than that for non-papillary renal tumours. As the prognosis of Papillary RCC depends upon early detection and typing of the RCC, meticulous histopathological examination of nephrectomy specimen is must.

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