LGCmain
Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology
Home About us Instructions Submission Subscribe Advertise Contact e-Alerts Ahead Of Print Login 
Users Online: 553
Print this page  Email this page Bookmark this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 64  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 343-346

Multilocular cystic renal oncocytoma—Awareness of an unusual morphologic variation


1 Department of Pathology, Shri Siddhivinayak Ganpati Cancer Hospital, Miraj, Maharashtra, India
2 Consultant Pathologist, Histopathology Department, Deep Pathology Laboratory, Miraj, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Rakhi V Jagdale
Department of Pathology, Shri Siddhivinayak Ganpati Cancer Hospital, Miraj, Sangli - 416 410, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_502_20

Rights and Permissions

Background: Renal oncocytomas are benign epithelial tumors usually detected incidentally. They are typically solid,well-circumscribed,homogenous,mahoganybrown with a central stellate scar.Sometimes,they can have cystic degenerationand rarely present as a multilocular cyst which can be mistaken for other cystic renal carcinomas. Methods: We describe a case of incidentally detected multilocular cystic renal oncocytoma having an unusual gross appearance of multiloculation with perinephric fat invasion. The tumor exhibited tubulocystic architecture posed a diagnostic dilemma. Detailed study of multiple sections coupled with immunohisto chemistry helped elucidate the diagnosis. Till date, only eight cases of multicystic renal oncocytoma have been reported in the English literature. Conclusions: We emphasize the importance of awareness of this unusual morphologic variation to ensure correct diagnosis.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed150    
    Printed0    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded9    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal