Right orbital metastasis from left renal cell carcinoma: A case report

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A 76-year-old woman receieved right thyroidectomy for a right thyroid tumor and the histopathological diagnosis was clear cell carcinoma. Radiological examination revealed left renal cell carcinoma with metastasis to the pancreas and left radical nephrectomy was performed. After the operation, IFN therapy was performed. But the tumor recurred at the same region in 2 years and metastasized to the lung in 3 years, to the right orbit in 6 years. Tumorectomy of the orbital tumor was performed and the histopathological diagnosis was suggestive of metastatic tumor from renal cell carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-321
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Urology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2008 May 15


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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