Malignant cystic nephroma.

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

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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
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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