Transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis

Case contributed by Dr Thomas Muller

Right retrograde pyelogram

Modality: Fluoroscopy

Filling defect in the upper moiety.

Case Discussion

This appearance is suggestive for transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) and would require nephro-ureterectomy to treat. In this case, diagnostic ureterorenoscopy was performed with biopsy. Biopsy confirmed transitional cell carcinoma of the right renal pelvis. Nephro-ureterectomy was performed.

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Case Information

rID: 7699
Case created: 20th Nov 2009
Last edited: 9th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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