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Renal Cell Carcinoma
Hammed Ninalowo, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Abbreviations

          • Renal cell carcinoma (RCC)
        • Synonyms

          • Renal cell adenocarcinoma, hypernephroma
        • Definitions

          • Malignant tumor arising from proximal tubular epithelium

        IMAGING

        • General Features

          • Ultrasonographic Findings

            • CT Findings

              • MR Findings

                • Image-Guided Biopsy

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Consider

                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Allen BC et al: Characterizing solid renal neoplasms with MRI in adults. Abdom Imaging. 39(2):358-87, 2014
                                          2. Kang SK et al: Solid renal masses: what the numbers tell us. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 202(6):1196-206, 2014
                                          3. Klatte T et al: The contemporary role of ablative treatment approaches in the management of renal cell carcinoma (RCC): focus on radiofrequency ablation (RFA), high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), and cryoablation. World J Urol. 32(3):597-605, 2014
                                          4. Patel U et al: Imaging in the follow-up of renal cell carcinoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 198(6):1266-76, 2012
                                          5. Delahunt B et al: Grading of clear cell renal cell carcinoma should be based on nucleolar prominence. Am J Surg Pathol. 35(8):1134-9, 2011
                                          6. Ng CS et al: Renal cell carcinoma: diagnosis, staging, and surveillance. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 191(4):1220-32, 2008
                                          7. Zhang J et al: Solid renal cortical tumors: differentiation with CT. Radiology. 244(2):494-504, 2007
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Abbreviations

                                                  • Renal cell carcinoma (RCC)
                                                • Synonyms

                                                  • Renal cell adenocarcinoma, hypernephroma
                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Malignant tumor arising from proximal tubular epithelium

                                                IMAGING

                                                • General Features

                                                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                    • CT Findings

                                                      • MR Findings

                                                        • Image-Guided Biopsy

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                              • Consider

                                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Allen BC et al: Characterizing solid renal neoplasms with MRI in adults. Abdom Imaging. 39(2):358-87, 2014
                                                                                  2. Kang SK et al: Solid renal masses: what the numbers tell us. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 202(6):1196-206, 2014
                                                                                  3. Klatte T et al: The contemporary role of ablative treatment approaches in the management of renal cell carcinoma (RCC): focus on radiofrequency ablation (RFA), high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), and cryoablation. World J Urol. 32(3):597-605, 2014
                                                                                  4. Patel U et al: Imaging in the follow-up of renal cell carcinoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 198(6):1266-76, 2012
                                                                                  5. Delahunt B et al: Grading of clear cell renal cell carcinoma should be based on nucleolar prominence. Am J Surg Pathol. 35(8):1134-9, 2011
                                                                                  6. Ng CS et al: Renal cell carcinoma: diagnosis, staging, and surveillance. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 191(4):1220-32, 2008
                                                                                  7. Zhang J et al: Solid renal cortical tumors: differentiation with CT. Radiology. 244(2):494-504, 2007