Encyclopedia of Cancer

Living Edition
| Editors: Manfred Schwab

Cystic Nephroma

  • Manfred Schwab
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27841-9_1455-2

Definition

Cystic nephroma is a benign multicystic renal tumor. Contrary to the cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma, it possesses no blastemal component in histology and can be found in adults too.

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Keywords

Cancer Research Renal Tumor Cystic Nephroma Mesoblastic Nephroma Blastemal Component 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)HeidelbergGermany