Malignant cystic nephroma.


Journal Article (Review)

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Raj, GV; Yowell, C; Madden, JF; Nosnik, I; Mouraviev, V; Polascik, TJ

Published Date

  • December 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 13 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 3348 - 3350

PubMed ID

  • 17187700

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17187700

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1195-9479


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Canada