oncocytosis

oncocytosis

(on'kō-sī-tō'sis),
a spectrum of changes in the kidneys harboring oncocytomas. It includes multifocal oncocytic transformation of renal tubules, which may undergo cystic transformation, and infiltration of neoplastic oncocytes among tubules.
[oncocyte + -osis]
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Parotid gland oncocytosis: CT findings with histopathologic correlation.
Emerging entities in renal cell neoplasia: thyroid-like follicular renal cell carcinoma and multifocal oncocytoma-like tumours associated with oncocytosis. Pathology.
The World Health Organization (2005) classified oncocytic lesions into three distinct categories of oncocytosis, oncocytoma, and oncocytic carcinoma.
Butter, "Renal oncocytosis in a pediatric patient: Case report and review of the literature," Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, vol.
Hybrid oncocytoma/chromophobe tumour/renal cell carcinoma is rare kidney tumour, which can be associated with renal oncocytosis and Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome; rare sporadic HOCT were also described.
A case of acquired renal cystic disease (ACDK) with oncocytosis, a dominant nodule (oncocytoma), multiple adenomas and a microscopic papillary renal cell carcinoma associated with crescentic glomerulonephritis.
In this regard, Brandwein and Huvos (1) found a history of radiation exposure in some of their cases, and Becker et al (14) described an age-dependent intracellular metabolic defect associated with mitochon driopathy as an explanation for the development of oncocytosis in 2 of their cases.
(26,27) This syndrome can manifest with multifocal oncocytomas (oncocytosis) and chRCC and should be suggested by a pathologist when more than one lesion is present unilaterally or bilaterally.
The occurrence of oncocytic cells in salivary glands can be categorized as oncocytic metaplasia, nodular or diffuse oncocytosis, and oncocytoma.
(1) These tumors are classified as one of three types: diffuse oncocytosis, focal adenomatous oncocvtic hyperplasia, and oncocytoma.
In the first large series on hybrid tumors, Tickoo et al (13) reported on a group of patients with renal oncocytosis, some of whom developed tumors with hybrid morphologies.