A case of synchronous papillary and clear cell carcinoma in the same kidney

Jyoti Shankar Tele, Anita Shah, Harshul Kushwaha

Abstract


Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) comprises 2-3% of all cancers. Bilateral coexistent benign and malignant renal tumors have been defined in many reports. However, unilateral synchronous malignant tumors of different histologic subtypes are very rare and only a few such cases have been reported. Herein we describe a 56 year old male patient with coexistent clear cell RCC and papillary RCC in his left kidney that were successfully treated with radical nephrectomy.


Keywords


Renal cell carcinoma, Multifocal, Synchronous, Nephrectomy

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