atypical renal cyst

atypical renal cyst

A cystic mass in the kidney lined by flat, cytologically bland cuboidal  epithelium, which focally has simple small papillary projections that become somewhat more complex in the cyst wall.

Aetiology
Sporadic cases, associated with von Hippel-Landau syndrome and end-stage renal disease on dialysis.

DiffDx
Cystic nephroma, simple cysts, cystic papillary renal cell carcinoma.
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It also highlights the importance of MRI and serial radiological follow-up for atypical renal cyst with rapid growth that might carry poor prognosis and should prompt surgical management.
We reported a rare case of MPNST presenting as an atypical renal cyst where MRI provided important information along with the CT scan.
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