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Could teenagers have renal cell carcinoma?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Yes

It's not common. If it does appear, it raises suspicion for a hereditary predisposition (von hippel - lindau, others).
There are a few pediatric kidney cancers that mimic common renal cell carcinoma clinically but are distinct pathologic entities.

In brief: Yes

It's not common. If it does appear, it raises suspicion for a hereditary predisposition (von hippel - lindau, others).
There are a few pediatric kidney cancers that mimic common renal cell carcinoma clinically but are distinct pathologic entities.
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