Enucleation performed to treat renal cell carcinoma associated with chronic nephritis: a case report

M. Oya, M. Hata, K. Yoshioka, S. Hayashi, H. Tazaki, H. Okada, K. Konishi

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Abstract

We performed enucleation on a patient with renal cell carcinoma associated with nephritis to preserve renal function. The patient was a 40-year-old man diagnosed with chronic nephritis. Ultrasonography performed during brief hospitalization for a check-up revealed a tumor in the left kidney. Enucleation was performed to treat stage 1 renal cell carcinoma. Pathological study revealed that the patient had IgA nephropathy and grade 1 clear cell carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1041-1044
Number of pages4
JournalHinyokika kiyo. Acta urologica Japonica
Volume37
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Sep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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