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AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 May;204(5):1031-41. doi: 10.2214/AJR.14.13514.

Diagnostic approach to hereditary renal cell carcinoma.

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1 Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1473, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

The purpose of this article is to discuss the histopathologic features, genetics, clinical presentation, and imaging of hereditary renal cancer syndromes.

CONCLUSION:

Hereditary renal cell carcinoma syndromes can be diagnosed with a pattern-based approach focused on the predominant histologic renal cell carcinoma subtype and associated renal and extrarenal features of each syndrome.

KEYWORDS:

chromophobe renal cell carcinoma; clear cell renal cell carcinoma; hereditary renal cell carcinoma syndromes; medullary renal cell carcinoma; papillary renal cell carcinoma; renal cell carcinoma

PMID:
25905938
DOI:
10.2214/AJR.14.13514
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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