chromophobe renal cell carcinoma(redirected from chromophobe carcinoma)
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chromophobe renal cell carcinoma
a low-grade renal cell carcinoma composed of large polygonal cells with well-defined borders and amphophilic or pale cytoplasm. These cells grow in solid sheets, but focally they may form tubules, trabeculae, or cysts.
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chromophobe renal cell carcinomaAn uncommon (4–5% of all renal tumours) renal cell carcinoma with relatively indolent growth and histologic changes of renal oncocytoma. It is thought to arise in the intercalated cells of the collecting ducts.
Oncocytoma, renal cell carcinoma—granular cell type.
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