Multifocal renal masses
Left lumbar region pain
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CT revealed two solid enhancing masses in the left kidney - limited to the cortex; not inavading the pelvicalyceal system
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.
- Crispen PL,Lohse CM, Blute LM. Multifocal Renal Cell Carcinoma: Clinicopathologic Features and Outcomes for Tumors ≤4 cm. Adv Urol. 2008; 2008: 518091.