Transitional cell carcinoma - renal pelvis (gross pathology)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Gross photo of a radical nephrectomy specimen showing a large mass lesion originally from renal pelvis, invading through the renal capsule to perirenal adipose tissue. Shown to be a transitional 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. 

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

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Case information

rID: 9829
Published: 26th May 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Tag: kidney, tcc
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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