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Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma with sarcomatoid changes: case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  24982777     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma (RCC), a subtype of RCC, accounts for 4-6% of all RCC and has better prognosis then conventional RCC. Sarcomatoid dedifferentiation is thought to represent the high-grade end of all subtypes. This makes chromophobe RCC with sarcomatoid changes a rare entity associated with poor prognosis in most studies. We present a case of a 40-year old female with this rare histology, with the tumour localised to the renal capsule, managed with nephrectomy and with close follow-up thereafter. The patient is free of disease after one year of treatment.
Authors:
Dhiraj Daga; Rohitashwa Dana; Nirupama Kothari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-04-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Central European journal of urology     Volume:  67     ISSN:  2080-4806     ISO Abbreviation:  Cent European J Urol     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-07-01     Completed Date:  2014-07-01     Revised Date:  2014-07-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101587101     Medline TA:  Cent European J Urol     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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