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Can J Urol. 2006 Dec;13(6):3348-50.

Malignant cystic nephroma.

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  • 1Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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.

PMID:
17187700
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