Clear cell papillary renal cell carcinoma


  • An indolent variant of renal cell neoplasm consists of tubular and papillary structures lined by bland clear cells with a distinct immunophenotype

Clinical features


  • Accounts for 1%–4% of all renal tumors

  • Mean patient age, 60 years (range, 18–88 years), with no sex preference

  • Most cases are sporadic and some are associated with end-stage renal disease and von Hippel-Lindau syndrome.

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