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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||The Canadian journal of urology|
|State||Published - Dec 2006|
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