chromophobe


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chromophobe

 [kro´mo-fōb]
any cell, structure, or tissue that does not stain readily; applied especially to the chromophobe cells of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.

chro·mo·phobe

(krō'mō-fōb),
Resistant to stains, staining with difficulty or not at all; denoting certain degranulated cells in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
Synonym(s): chromophobic
[chromo- + G. phobos, fear]

chromophobe

(krō′mə-fōb′) also

chromophobic

(-fō′bĭk)
adj.
Not staining readily with dye. Used of a cell or cell structure.

chro·mo·phobe

(krō'mō-fōb)
Resistant to stains, staining with difficulty or not at all; denoting certain degranulated cells in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
Synonym(s): chromophobic.
[chromo- + G. phobos, fear]

chromophobe

Resistant to biological stains. This property can be an important distinguishing characteristic in identifying some cells. Chromophobe cells are those with granules that do not take up dyes.
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(30) In addition to clear cell RCC, the differential diagnosis should include several other types of RCCs in which the tumor may be primarily composed of clear cells, such as chromophobe, clear cell papillary, and Xp11 translocation and papillary RCCs.
GHG in granular cell carcinoma, chromophobe cell carcinoma, oncocytoma of the kidney.
In this study, we investigated the MRI features of renal tumors, namely T2 signal intensities, T2 signal intensity ratios, enhancement patterns, and enhancement ratios that might allow differentiation of oncocytoma from chromophobe RCC.
Among them, the stellate cells were contradictory due to the absence of secretory granules, some scholars think it belonged to the chromophobe cells, but others disagreed with it (Soji & Herbert, 1989; Allaertset al., 1996).
Babb, "MRI features of renal oncocytoma and chromophobe renal cell carcinoma," American Journal of Roentgenology, vol.
All other groups contained 20 tumor samples (clear cell RCC, eosinophilic/oncocytic variant of clear cell RCC, chromophobe RCC, eosinophilic/oncocytic variant of chromophobe RCC, and oncocytoma) according to the AJCC 2010/UICC 2009 classification.
Chromophobe carcinoma is typically associated with a favorable prognosis, but aggressive behavior can be seen in a subset, including in hybrid tumors with a higher--grade component.
(7) Other histological variants such as papillary, chromophobe, oncocytoma, collecting duct, or unclassified are less common.
[6] Chromophobe cell carcinoma accounts for only 3-5% of all RCCs and carries a better prognosis than clear cell RCC.
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) can be divided into several different types of cancer [69-71], including chromophobe RCC (CHRCC), collecting duct carcinoma (CDC), clear cell RCC (CCRCC), and papillary RCC (PRCC).
In addition, a previous report indicated that CD10 positivity is useful for pathological diagnosis of clear cell or papillary RCC, and we could eliminate the chromophobe RCC [31].
Herein, we describe a rare case of incidental de novo eosinophilic variant of chromophobe RCC (ChRCC) in a renal allograft 11 years after transplantation, discuss the histopathological differential diagnosis, and comment on cancer screening in renal transplant recipients.