Accuracy of fine needle aspiration in distinguishing subtypes of renal cell carcinoma.

@article{Renshaw1997AccuracyOF,
  title={Accuracy of fine needle aspiration in distinguishing subtypes of renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Andrew A Renshaw and Kenneth R. Lee and Robert Madge and Scott R. Granter},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={1997},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={987-94}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the cytologic features of each subtype of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) for separating the various subtypes. STUDY DESIGN Thirty-eight renal fine needle aspiration (FNA) specimens with surgical resection follow-up were retrospectively reviewed and classified without knowledge of the resection specimen diagnosis. These included 18 clear cell RCCs, 8 papillary RCCs, 4 oncocytomas, 2 chromophobe RCCs, 2 sarcomatoid RCCs and 4 metastases to the kidney. RESULTS Seventy-four… CONTINUE READING

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