Sinonasal Renal Cell-Like Carcinoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Sinonasal Renal Cell-Like Carcinoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature The differential diagnosis for clear cell neoplasms of the sinonasal tract is wide but critical to understand. In this paper, we describe a case of renal cell-like adenocarcinoma (SNRCLA) presenting as a paranasal sinus mass with clear cell morphology. The relevant literature is reviewed and the workup for clear cell neoplasms described. SNRCLA is a rarely encountered low grade glandular malignancy of the paranasal sinuses. Despite its morphologic mimicry of renal cell carcinoma, SNRCLA demonstrates a seromucinous phenotype and is associated with a favorable prognosis and low recurrence rates after surgical resection. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Head and Neck Pathology Springer Journals

Sinonasal Renal Cell-Like Carcinoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2016 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Pathology; Otorhinolaryngology; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Dentistry
eISSN
1936-0568
D.O.I.
10.1007/s12105-016-0774-x
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Abstract

The differential diagnosis for clear cell neoplasms of the sinonasal tract is wide but critical to understand. In this paper, we describe a case of renal cell-like adenocarcinoma (SNRCLA) presenting as a paranasal sinus mass with clear cell morphology. The relevant literature is reviewed and the workup for clear cell neoplasms described. SNRCLA is a rarely encountered low grade glandular malignancy of the paranasal sinuses. Despite its morphologic mimicry of renal cell carcinoma, SNRCLA demonstrates a seromucinous phenotype and is associated with a favorable prognosis and low recurrence rates after surgical resection.

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Head and Neck PathologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 28, 2016

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