Multilocular cystic renal cell carcinoma in an HIV patient: A diagnostic dilemma

Laila Elbarghati, Lubna Azzouz
2012 Ibnosina Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences  
A radical nephrectomy specimen was referred for pathological examination. The history, course and the pathological findings proved very interesting. The specimenbelongedtoafortyfouryearoldHIVpositive manwhowasadmittedwithpainandtendernessintheright hypochondriac region. Sonography demonstrated fatty liverandincidentalmultilocularenhancingcysticlesionin theleftkidney.Aleftradicalnephrectomywasperformed and pathological examination of the specimen showed a multilocular cystic renal cell carcinoma
more » ... enal cell carcinoma (MCRCC). The clinicalpresentation,managementandoutcomeofthisnew entityarediscussed.
doi:10.4103/1947-489x.210783 fatcat:nq4i2ugyj5d2nai5pxad7xkq3m