Transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Irregular mixed echogenicity lesion in the upper pole of the right kidney.

Enhancing lesion in the right renal pelvis, which is relative hypoenhancing compared with surrounding kidney.

Irregular, but relatively well-marginated enhancing lesion in the right upper collecting system, extending toward the renal pelvis. No hydronephrosis.

Nuclear medicine

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Case Discussion

Path proven transitional cell carcinoma

Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is the most common primary malignancy of the urinary tract and may be found along its entire length, from renal pelvis to bladder. 

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