What are oncocytomas?

Oncocytoma is a type of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) or kidney cancer.

Oncocytomas are seen in a number of diseases, including Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome. For more information on BHD, visit BHDSyndrome.org

Over half of kidney tumours caused by BHD Syndrome have some oncocytic features.

Publication date: December 2014
Review date: December 2017