PATHOLOGY & ONCOLOGY RESEARCHVol. 8 No. 4, 2002

 Report

Bilateral Renal Cell Carcinoma in a Horseshoe Kidney

Imre ROMICS1, Péter RIESZ1, János SZELEPCSÉNYI2, Péter NYIRÁDY1

1Department of Urology, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
2General Practitioner, Nagykáta, Hungary

 

We report a case of bilateral renal cell carcinoma in a horseshoe kidney. To the best of our knowledge this is the second reported case in the international literature. We performed different radiological examinations preoperatively to identify of blood supply, because correct preoperative location of vessels is mandatory. Pathology & Oncology Research, Vol 8, Nr 4, 270-271, 2002

Key words: renal cell carcinoma; horseshoe kidney; radical nephrectomy


Received: Nov 4, 2002; accepted: Dec 5, 2002
Correspondence: Imre ROMICS, Department of Urology, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Üllôi út 78/b Budapest H-1082, Hungary; Tel: 00 36 1 210-0330, Fax: 00 36 1 210-0305; E-mail: romimre@urol.sote.hu

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