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Renal medullary carcinoma

Disease definition

Renal medullary carcinoma is a rare, aggressive subtype of renal cell carcinoma characterized by a large, white or tan, firm, infiltrative tumor with microabscess-like foci centered in the renal medulla, typically presenting with hematuria, abdominal/flank pain, weight loss and fever. It is associated with sickle cell trait and disease and metastasis to the bones and lungs is common at time of diagnosis.

ORPHA:319319

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C64
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10064886

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