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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 9, Issue 2, December 2013 pp 303-304

Research Article

Mixed Epithelial and Stromal Tumor of the Kidney – A Case Report in a 45 Year Male


Ramya G.1, Sowmya S.2

1Post graduate, 2Professor and Head, Department of Pathology

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Kalitheerthalkuppam, Madagadipet, Puducherry- 605107 INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



Mixed epithelial and stromal tumor of the kidney is a recently recognised renal tumor characterized histologically by a mixture of stromal and epithelial proliferation. It is a rare benign neoplasm of the kidney that should be distinguished from other renal neoplasms. Although there is a female preponderance in the available literature, we have encountered this entity in a male patient. The patient presented with unilateral renal mass, which was thought to be hydronephrosis on pre-operative ultrasonogram. However, the histopathological features of the nephrectomy specimen revealed MEST.