Implantation metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Staging CT (details not given). Surgically removed primary 2 years ago. Right subcostal incision.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Post operative changes in right renal fossa including stable soft tissue thickening posteriorly (arrow). New soft tissue nodule in right anterior abdominal wall (arrow) at the site of subcostal incision.


Ultrasound guided biopsy. 

Case Discussion

Known case of renal cell carcinoma, nephrectomy 2 years ago. 

Renal cell carcinoma on biopsy (metastatic clear cell carcinoma). 

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Case information

rID: 16940
Published: 2nd Mar 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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