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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 292-293

Renal cell carcinoma with melanin pigment

1 Department of Pathology, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, India
2 Unity Health Complex, Mangalore, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.65407

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The incidence of renal cell carcinoma has been steadily increasing. There are several morphological types of renal cell carcinoma. Recognizing histologic patterns of renal cell carcinoma is important for correct diagnosis and subsequent medical care for the patient. Melanotic tumors in the kidney are very rare. Here, we present an unusual case of renal cell carcinoma with melanin pigment.

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