Renal cell carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Hematuria at a routine examination.

Patient Data

Age: 63
Gender: Male

Prior ultrasound examination (images not available) revealed right renal solid mass.

Solid renal mass with soft tissue attenuation and heterogeneous enhancement on contrast phases. 

Case Discussion

The patient underwent nephrectomy, which confirmed the diagnosis.

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a malignant tumour derived from the renal epithelium. It is the most common malignant renal tumour, with a variety of radiographic appearances, and increasing scope for percutaneous intervention.

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Case information

rID: 14802
Case created: 28th Aug 2011
Last edited: 6th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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