Perirenal and pararenal metastases from breast carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patient with diffuse metastatic disease.

Patient Data

Age: 87
Gender: Male

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Diffuse metastatic disease, characterized by nodules scattered throughout the retroperitoneum, perirenal space, peritoneum, and abdominal wall subcutaneous tissue. Multiple bilateral soft-tissue masses. 

  • A: ascites
  • RK: right kidney
  • PRS: perirenal space
  • PPS: posterior pararenal space

Case Discussion

This case was presumed to correspond to metastatic disease bases on previous CT scans and the clinical history of advanced breast carcinoma

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Case information

rID: 20101
Published: 3rd Nov 2012
Last edited: 9th Sep 2015
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