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WHO Classification of Tumours
Multilocular cystic renal cell carcinoma
Kidney


Definition

Multilocular cystic renal cell carcinoma presents as a well-circumscribed mass of small and large cysts, filled with serous or haemorrhagic fluid and separated from the kidney by a fibrous capsule. The septa of the cysts contain groups of clear cells indistinguishable from those in clear cell renal cell carcinoma . Metastatic spread has not been reported
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Eble JE, Sauter G, Epstein JI, Sesterhenn IA (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2004



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