Kidney tumor - adult malignancies
Childhood neoplasms
2004 WHO classification of renal tumors

Author: Pallav Gupta, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 August 2016, last major update January 2016

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PubMed Search: 2004 WHO classification [title] renal tumors
Definition / General
Classification

Kidney tumors in infants and children (WHO):

  • Nephroblastic tumors:
    • Nephroblastoma
      • Favorable histology
      • Unfavorable histology (diffuse / focal anaplasia)
    • Nephrogenic rests and nephroblastomatosis
    • Cystic nephroma and cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma
    • Metanephric tumors
      • Metanephric adenoma
      • Metanephric adenofibroma
      • Metanephric stromal tumor
  • Mesoblastic nephroma:
    • Classic
    • Cellular
    • Mixed
  • Clear cell sarcoma
  • Rhabdoid tumor of kidney
  • Renal epithelial tumors of childhood:
    • Papillary renal cell carcinoma
    • Renal medullary carcinoma
    • Translocation associated RCC (Xp11.2 / t(6;11) translocations)
  • Rare tumors:
    • Ossifying renal tumor of infancy
    • Angiomyolipoma
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