Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Case reports | Gross images | Microscopic (histologic) images | Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneytumorcysticnephroblastoma.html. Accessed May 25th, 2017.
Definition / general
- WHO definition: rare multilocular cystic benign neoplasm of very young children believed to be a part of the nephroblastoma spectrum; composed of cystic spaces with delicate septa containing primitive blastema, epithelium and stroma without evidence of anaplasia; usually hyperdiploid with trisomy 12
- Hyperdiploidy and trisomy 12 (Hum Pathol 1996;27:980)
Microscopic (histologic) images
- Cystic nephroma: no primitive elements in septa of cystic neoplasm