Malignant cystic nephroma.

Ganesh V. Raj, Charles Yowell, John F. Madden, Israel Nosnik, Vladimir Mouraviev, Thomas J. Polascik

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Abstract

AIM: To describe a malignant cystic nephroma in an asymptomatic man. METHODS: Case report and review of the literature. RESULTS: A 60 year old white male presented with an incidentally discovered right perirenal mass. An MRI demonstrated a large perinephric encapsulated mass with diffuse heterogeneity. Patient underwent a radical nephrectomy and retroperitoneal node dissection. Histopathological analyses of the resected specimen revealed malignant cystic nephroma. CONCLUSION: This represents the first published report of this rare tumor in an adult patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3348-3350
Number of pages3
JournalThe Canadian journal of urology
Volume13
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2006

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  • Urology

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    Raj, G. V., Yowell, C., Madden, J. F., Nosnik, I., Mouraviev, V., & Polascik, T. J. (2006). Malignant cystic nephroma. The Canadian journal of urology, 13(6), 3348-3350.