Kidney tumor
Adult renal cell carcinoma
Urothelial carcinoma of renal pelvis - low grade variant

Author: Sean R. Williamson, M.D.

Revised: 24 August 2018, last major update June 2012

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PubMed Search: Urothelial carcinoma of renal pelvis Low grade

Related Topic: Urothelial carcinoma of renal pelvis
Cite this page: Williamson, S.R. Low grade variant. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneytumorurotheliallowgrade.html. Accessed November 17th, 2018.
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Similar to low grade urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
Cytology description
  • Not as specific as for high grade tumors
  • Suggestive features are 5 or more papillary groups, cellular overlapping, anisonucleosis, hyperchromasia (Diagn Cytopathol 1997;16:437)