Contemporary update on pathology-related issues of adult renal neoplasms

Roberta Mazzucchelli, Andrea B. Galosi, Marina Scarpelli, Antonio Lopez-Beltran, Liang Cheng, Rodolfo Montironi

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This review gives an update on selected issues on renal neoplasia with special references to emerging new tumor entities (thyroid-like follicular renal cell carcinoma, succinic dehydrogenase B deficiency-associated renal cell carcinoma, and anaplastic lymphoma kinase [ALK] translocation renal cell carcinoma), tumor grading (the International Society of Urological Pathology grading system), and assessment of tumoral involvement of the renal sinus structures, including the sinus fat, the loose connective tissue, or any sinus-based endothelium-lined space.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalAnalytical and Quantitative Cytology and Histology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014


  • Emerging new tumor entities
  • Kidney neoplasms
  • Renal cell carcinoma
  • Renal collecting duct carcinoma
  • Renal neoplasia
  • Renal sinus invasion
  • Sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma
  • Tumor grading

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Histology

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    Mazzucchelli, R., Galosi, A. B., Scarpelli, M., Lopez-Beltran, A., Cheng, L., & Montironi, R. (2014). Contemporary update on pathology-related issues of adult renal neoplasms. Analytical and Quantitative Cytology and Histology, 36(1), 1-8.