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INTRODUCTION The elderly population is growing and aging in better clinical conditions than in the past. However, the distribution and course of kidney diseases in elderly patients are not well known partially due to reluctance to indicate renal biopsies in those patients. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the distribution, clinical features, and outcomes of(More)
A mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma (MTSCC) is a rare and recently described kidney neoplasm with distal nephron differentiation. It can affect patients of all ages and is more prevalent among women. In this case report, we present a 50-year-old woman who had a renal mass, which was accidently discovered during an investigation for chronic anemia.(More)
INTRODUCTION Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a family of distinct tumors, and a variety of molecules have been evaluated as prognostic markers for RCC. Cyclin D1, a cell cycle regulator, is overexpressed in several primary tumors. OBJECTIVE To evaluate cyclin D1 expression as a prognostic marker in RCC. METHOD In total, 109 tumor specimens from patients(More)
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