Clear cell renal carcinoma
Synonyms: CCRCC | Clear cell renal cell adenocarcinoma | Clear cell renal cell carcinoma
A rare renal tumor arising from proximal tubular epithelial cells of the renal cortex characterized histologically by malignant epithelial cells with typical clear cytoplasm in conventional staining methods due to a high glycogen and lipid content featuring a nested growth pattern. Clinically it may present with hematuria flank pain anemia or less commonly a palpable abdominal mass.
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