Abstract: Tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma (TC-RCC) is a recently identified renal malignancy. While approximately 100 cases of TC-RCC have been reported in the pathology literature, imaging features have not yet been clearly described. The purpose of this review is to describe the main radiologic features of this rare sub-type of RCC on ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), based jointly on the literature and findings from a multi-institutional retrospective HIPAA-compliant review of pathology and imaging databases. Using a combination of sonographic and CT/MRI features, diagnosis of TC-RCC appeared to be strongly suggested in many cases. Key Points: • Tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma is a new entity with typical imaging features • Diagnosis of tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma can be suggested preoperatively by imaging • Cystic renal lesions with high echogenicity may correspond to tubulocystic carcinoma

Tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma: a new radiological entity

Derchi, L.;
2016

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Abstract: Tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma (TC-RCC) is a recently identified renal malignancy. While approximately 100 cases of TC-RCC have been reported in the pathology literature, imaging features have not yet been clearly described. The purpose of this review is to describe the main radiologic features of this rare sub-type of RCC on ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), based jointly on the literature and findings from a multi-institutional retrospective HIPAA-compliant review of pathology and imaging databases. Using a combination of sonographic and CT/MRI features, diagnosis of TC-RCC appeared to be strongly suggested in many cases. Key Points: • Tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma is a new entity with typical imaging features • Diagnosis of tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma can be suggested preoperatively by imaging • Cystic renal lesions with high echogenicity may correspond to tubulocystic carcinoma
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