Renal cell carcinoma (gross pathology)

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Renal cell carcinoma

Image courtesy of Jian-Hua Qiao, MD, FCAP, Les Angeles, CA, USA.. Please see case description page for licence and original file information. 

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, Les 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
Published: 29th May 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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