Renal cell carcinoma: gross pathology

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Case Discussion

Gross Photo of a radical nephrectomy specimen showing: A cortical mass with variegated appearance, including areas of hemorrhage, necrosis, and cystic change, consistent with a renal cell carcinoma

Author: Jian-Hua Qiao, MD, FCAP, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Original file:

  • Hole kidney view : Flickr file here
  • Magnified image : Flickr file here

Modifications: square crop and level tweak.

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Case information

rID: 9888
Case created: 29th May 2010
Last edited: 10th Sep 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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