Sarcomatoid chromophobe cell renal carcinoma: immunohistochemical and lectin study in one case.

@article{GmezRomn1997SarcomatoidCC,
  title={Sarcomatoid chromophobe cell renal carcinoma: immunohistochemical and lectin study in one case.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Javier G{\'o}mez-Rom{\'a}n and Marta Mayorga-Fern{\'a}ndez and Fidel Fern{\'a}ndez-Fern{\'a}ndez and Jos{\'e}-Fernando Val-Bernal},
  journal={General & diagnostic pathology},
  year={1997},
  volume={143 1},
  pages={63-9}
}
We present one case of sarcomatoid chromophobe cell renal carcinoma with an indolent clinical course and assume that the carcinomatous component may affect the biologic behavior. The patient was a 61-year-old man who underwent right radical nephrectomy for a 11.2 cm tumor in the lower pole. The immunohistochemical findings demonstrate that EMA and cytokeratins 8 and 18 are useful markers for the sarcomatoid fraction, and the lectin study shows a loss of surface blood antigen. Chromophobe cell… CONTINUE READING
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