Renal cell carcinoma with IVC invasion through to supradiaphragmatic level

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Left loin pain and hematuria

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

MRI performed to accurately determine the most cephalad extension of the tumor thrombus

Case Discussion

Huge left renal cell carcinoma with invasion into the left renal vein and IVC to just above the diaphragm where it seems to be floating rather than adherent to the IVC wall. 

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Case information

rID: 18163
Published: 15th Jun 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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