Kidney tumor
Benign (usually) adult tumors
Myxoma

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Definition / general
Case reports
Gross description
  • Well demarcated, gelatinous, intraparenchymal tumor
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Abundant myxoid stroma with occasional spindle cells
Positive stains
Electron microscopy description
  • Fibroblast-like cells with elaborate cytoplasmic processes
Differential diagnosis