Renal Oncocytoma: A Tertiary Care Centre Experience

Vaibhav Vikas
2017 Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research  
Renal oncocytomas are most common benign tumours with incidence of 3-7 % of all solid renal tumors. It is often asymptomatic detected incidentally on radiological imaging. Imaging cannot differentiate between oncocytoma and renal cell carcinoma. Histopathology is the only confirmative test. Partial nephrectomy is the treatment of choice. Radical nephrectomy should be considered in cases not amenable to nephron sparing surgery. In this study we studied total of 18 patients of oncocytomas out of
more » ... oncocytomas out of 367 nephrectomies for renal masses over a period of 3 years. Incidence rate was 4.90%.
doi:10.18535/jmscr/v5i6.176 fatcat:sp432vekqjc7fjtfz7q7pzbl4m