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Renal cell carcinoma with extension into the IVC

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Right flank pain with gross hematuria.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

A large heterogenously enhancing mass is noted at lower portion of right kidney, accompanied by perinephric fat stranding and dilated collateral vessels at pararenal spaces. The mass is extends into the right renal vein and then into the intrahepatic IVC.

At imaged portion of thorax, multiple nodule opacities are seen at both lungs.


Case Discussion

Right kidney mass (renal cell carcinoma) with vascular invasion and pulmonary metastases.

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Case information

rID: 62578
Published: 23rd Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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