Leiomyosarcoma of the renal vein: Arterial encasement on contrast-enhanced dynamic computed tomography

Tetsuo Maeda, Ukihide Tateishi, Hiroyuki Fujimoto, Yae Kanai, Kazuro Sugimura, Yasuaki Arai

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Abstract

We report a case of leiomyosarcoma of the renal vein, which is a rare tumor with no more than 30 cases found in the published English language literature. This case demonstrates encasement of the renal artery by the tumor mass, a previously unreported manifestation. The present study could be useful in considering this rare tumor in the differential diagnosis of renal hilar tumors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)611-612
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Urology
Volume13
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 May 1

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Keywords

  • Artery
  • Computed tomography
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Renal vein

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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