Nephrectomy

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Follow up scan. RCC with left nephrectomy 3 years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
CT

Left nephrectomy.  No recurrence in the renal bed.

Fatty liver.

Gallstone.

Case Discussion

Typical post-operative appearances after a nephrectomy.

The adjacent structures tend to 'drop' into the space previously occupied by the kidney.

If the nephrectomy was for malignancy assess the 'renal bed' for recurrent disease.

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Case information

rID: 55412
Case created: 5th Sep 2017
Last edited: 5th Sep 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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