Nov 12, 2013 - 6:50 am
MY Father went under Radical Nephrotomy and below were findings in the report which i would like to know about:
Specimen consists of Radical Nephrectomy surrounded by peripheric fat measuring 18X15X8.Pheriphric fat can be easily stripped of from specimen. Kidney measures
15X13X4.On serial sectioning a mass is identified measuring 8x7 cm occupying upper and middle pole. On surface mass is golden yellow to greyish white.
Capsule appears to be invaded by tumor. Normal tissue appears to be on other pole of kidney.
Biopsy reveals a neoplasm composed predominantly of clear cells.The cells are arranged in islands,trabeculae and nests separated by dilated vascular channels. The nuclei are centrally placed showing a small nucleous. The cytoplasm is clear.
1. Extensive areas of necrosis seen.
2. Capsule is invaded by tumor
I have appointment with my urologist tomorrow.
Please throw some light.