Renal Tumor Causing Haematuria and Sepsis

Attila SZENDRŐI1, András RUSZ1, Eszter SZÉKELY2, Péter RIESZ1, Zsolt KELEMEN1

1Department of Urology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
22nd Department of Pathology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary


A 28 year old female patient developed hematuria in the 32th week of her pregnancy. She was given antibiotic treatment, since a urinary tract infection was suspected. After delivery symptoms of acute pyelonephritis, then sepsis developed, and conservative therapy had no effect. Ultrasound examination showed unusual renal destruction, so nephrectomy was performed. Surgical intervention revealed the presence of an advanced tumor of the kidney, while histological examination confirmed a Bellini duct carcinoma of the kidney. Pathology & Oncology Research, Vol 9, Nr 4, 246-248, 2003

Key words: haematuria; pregnancy; kidney tumor; Bellini duct cancer

Received: Oct 10, 2003; accepted: Nov 10, 2003
Correspondence: Attila SZENDRŐI, Department of Urology, Semmelweis University, Üllôi út 78/b Budapest H-1078, Hungary; Tel: (36-1)-210-03-30, Fax: (36-1)-210-03-05; E-mail:

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