Renal medullary carcinoma.


Renal medullary carcinoma is an epithelial malignant tumor arising from collecting duct epithelium. The tumor is almost exclusive to young black patients with the sickle cell hemoglobinopathies, mainly sickle cell trait (SCT). Most patients present with metastatic disease and have a worse prognosis. An African-American male with sickle cell disease (HbSCD… (More)


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@article{Baig2006RenalMC, title={Renal medullary carcinoma.}, author={Muhammad Ahsan Baig and Yu-Shia Lin and Javeria Rasheed and Neal Mittman}, journal={Journal of the National Medical Association}, year={2006}, volume={98 7}, pages={1171-4} }