A case of simultaneous double cancer; left renal pelvic carcinoma and right renal cell carcinoma

Masanori Hasegawa, Tetsuo Momma, Ryuichi Mizuno, Shiro Saito

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A 63-year-old man with gross hematuria was revealed left non-visualized kidney by IVP. Abdominal CT scan showed left renal pelvic tumor with hydronephrosis and right renal tumor. Retrograde pyelography demonstrated filling defects at the left renal pelvis, and washing cytology of left urinary tract was class IV. Under the diagnosis of left renal pelvic carcinoma and right renal cell carcinoma simultaneously occurred, left nephroureterectomy with bladder cuff resection was performed, followed by right partial nephrectomy 2 months later. The pathological diagnosis was urothelial carcinoma and renal cell carcinoma. Simultaneously occurred renal pelvic tumor and contralateral renal cell carcinoma is rare, only 10 cases having been reported in Japanese literature including the present case.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)493-495
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Urology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jul 27


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  • Urology

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