Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Virchows Arch. 2008 Mar;452(3):325-30.

Huge renal cyst with parietal renal cell carcinoma, osseous metaplasia and a papillary adenoma: a case report with unique clinicopathological features and literature review.

Author information

1
Division of Pathology, CRO-Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy. gpuppa@yahoo.com

Abstract

The unique clinicopathological features of a giant solitary renal cyst with a parietal clear cell carcinoma in contiguity with a focus of osseous metaplasia and a papillary adenoma are reported. Ultrasonography and computed tomography showed a single cyst with a focal wall irregularity. During surgery, a frozen section revealed the presence of a renal cell carcinoma of clear cell type, so a nephrectomy was performed. After extensive pathological sampling of the cyst's wall, a focus of osseous metaplasia in contiguity with the main tumour and a microscopic papillary adenoma were found. Diagnostic implications for the present case are discussed within a pertinent literature review.

PMID:
18080136
DOI:
10.1007/s00428-007-0547-8
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Springer
    Loading ...
    Support Center