Renal Medullary Carcinoma The Seventh Sickle Cell Nephropathy

  title={Renal Medullary Carcinoma The Seventh Sickle Cell Nephropathy},
  author={Charles J. Davis and Fathollah K. Mostofi and Isabell A. Sesterhenn},
  journal={The American Journal of Surgical Pathology},
Over the last 22 years, we have encountered 34 examples of a highly aggressive neoplasm with a microscopic morphology that is highly predictive of finding sickled erythrocytes in the tissue. With the exception of one patient, all are believed to have had sickle cell trait or, in one case, hemoglobin SC disease. These 33 patients are the subject of this report and, where their race was known, they were all blacks between the ages of 11 and 39 years. Between the ages of 11 and 24 years, males… 
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