Primary renal lymphoma presenting with hypertension

Amy M. Becker, Daniel C. Bowers, Linda R. Margraf, Jacqueline Emmons, Michel Baum

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Abstract

Primary renal lymphoma (PRL) is a rare lymphoma which usually presents with hematuria, flank pain, abdominal mass, and weight loss. PRL is more diagnosed in adults than children. We describe an asymptomatic child who presented with hypertension and was subsequently diagnosed with primary renal lymphoma. This case represents an atypical presentation for PRL.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)711-713
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Blood and Cancer
Volume48
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 15 2007

Keywords

  • Hypertension
  • Polycythemia
  • Primary renal lymphoma
  • Renal failure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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