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Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial

Print version ISSN 1676-2444On-line version ISSN 1678-4774

Abstract

SALLES, Paulo Guilherme de Oliveira; MIRANDA, Dairton; SELEIRO, Arnaldo Jonas Pimentel  and  CASTELO BRANCO, José Ribamar. Renal medullary carcinoma. J. Bras. Patol. Med. Lab. [online]. 2006, vol.42, n.2, pp.123-125. ISSN 1676-2444.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1676-24442006000200009.

We report the case of a 24-year-old patient who presented a left kidney tumor that was diagnosed as a medullary renal cell carcinoma. The following aspects of this neoplasia are discussed in this communication: frequency, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, histopathological findings, differential diagnosis and follow-up.

Keywords : Kidney; Kidney neoplasms; Sickle cell trait; Renal medullary carcinoma.

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