Renal cell carcinoma with pulmonary metastases

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Abnormal chest X ray on routine exam

Patient Data

Age: 53 years old
Gender: Male

Multiple variable sized rounded pulmonary nodules and masses scattered in both lungs.

There is a large heterogenous mass infiltrating the posterior aspect of the right kidney, perirenal space and Gerota's fascia and displacing the rest of the kidney anterioromedially. Fat smudging of the retroperitoneal region is also noted. There are hemorrhagic foci and necrotic areas within the lesion.

Multiple bilateral variable sized pulmonary nodules and left basal pleural thickening are noted.

Diagnosis: Renal cell carcinoma with multiple pulmonary metastatic deposits.

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Case information

rID: 22809
Published: 25th Apr 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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