From the case: Renal abscess

CT

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected images)

Axial renal parenchymal phase
Modality: CT (renal parenchymal phase)

- “ Radiological findings suggest two main differential diagnoses: renal abscess or renal cell carcinoma.  There is no clinical evidence of infection...”

Used in the following article:

  • Renal cell carcinoma - “ Renal cell carcinomas (RCC) are primary malignant adenocarcinomas derived from the renal tubular epithelium and are the most common malignant rena...”
  • Renal abscess - “ Renal abscess, like any other abscess, is a collection of infective fluid in the kidney. It is usually a sequela of acute pyelonephritis, where se...”

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