Clear Cell Sarcoma of the Kidney Questions & Answers

Updated: Jul 06, 2018
  • Author: Nita Seibel, MD; Chief Editor: Max J Coppes, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What is the pathophysiology of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What is the prevalence of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK) in the US?

What is the global prevalence of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

How does chemotherapy affect the prognosis of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What is the racial preference of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What is the sexual predilection of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What causes clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Clear Cell Sarcoma of the Kidney?

Workup

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What are the variant histologic patterns of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

How is clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK) staged?

Treatment

How is clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK) treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What is the role of a radiation oncologist in the treatment of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What is the role of a pediatric oncologist in the treatment of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

Which medications in the drug class Colony-stimulating growth factors are used in the treatment of Clear Cell Sarcoma of the Kidney?

Which medications in the drug class Uroprotective antidote are used in the treatment of Clear Cell Sarcoma of the Kidney?

Which medications in the drug class Antineoplastic agents are used in the treatment of Clear Cell Sarcoma of the Kidney?

Follow-up

What is included in the long-term monitoring of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What is included in inpatient care of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What is the role of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole in the treatment of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

Which is the role of the referring physician in the long-term care of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

How is clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK) prevented?

What are the possible complications of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK) treatment?

What is the prognosis of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?

What is included in patient education about clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK)?