Multifocal renal masses

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Left lumbar region pain

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

CT revealed two solid enhancing masses in the left kidney - limited to the cortex; not inavading the pelvicalyceal system

Case Discussion

About 5% of renal cortical tumors are multifocal and in 3% of cases the unsuspected multifocal tumors are seen at surgery. 

The survival rates are no different from in unifocal Renal cell carcinoma as compared to multifocal.

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Case information

rID: 14342
Published: 16th Jul 2011
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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