8318/3 Renal cell carcinoma, sarcomatoid


Synonyms

Renal cell carcinoma, spindle cell

Definitions

Kidney
ICD-O-3 topography code: C64
ICD10: C64
           

A high grade carcinoma of the kidney. Sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma is not a distinct clinicopathological entity and includes a diverse group of high-grade renal cell carcinomas with a sarcomatoid component.

This diagnostic term is no longer used 1
 
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World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2004



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