Transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis

Case contributed by Dr Thomas Muller

Right retrograde pyelogram

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
Published: 20th Nov 2009
Last edited: 18th Oct 2019
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