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Management of renal cell carcinoma in sigmoid kidney.

Authors
  • Rouanne, Mathieu
  • Legrand, Guillaume
  • Renard-Penna, Raphaëlle
  • Chartier-Kastler, Emmanuel
  • Bitker, Marc Olivier
  • Thibault, Frédéric
Type
Published Article
Journal
Urologia Internationalis
Publisher
S. Karger AG
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Volume
88
Issue
4
Pages
483–485
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1159/000332961
PMID: 22086395
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Crossed renal ectopia is a rare congenital malformation. We report a case in a 77-year-old man presenting with a left lower abdominal mass. Abdominal computed tomography showed a vascular lesion that developed in a right-to-left crossed-fused renal ectopia. The patient was treated with radical heminephrectomy. Appropriate preoperative imaging and surgical technique for the isthmusectomy are highlighted.

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