Renal cell carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


History of right renal mass for evaluation.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

Contrast enhanced CT scan of the chest abdomen and pelvis was performed in the arterial and porto-venous phases. The examination reveals a large heterogeneously enhancing lesion involving the right kidney with metastatic deposits involving the liver (segment 6), and both adrenals. No pancreatic or contra-lateral kidney deposits are noted. Multiple lung metastasis as well as right pleural and pericardial deposits are noted. 


Nuclear medicine

Bone scan reveals right side upper ribs uptake corresponding to the site of the pleural deposits.

Case Discussion

Biopsy of the renal mass reveals renal cell carcinoma, clear cell type.

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Case information

rID: 10084
Published: 25th Jun 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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