The infrequent association of synchronous renal and colonic malignancies

A Amoroso, F Del Porto, P Garzia, M Ilardi, C Clemenzia, A D'Amato, C Montesani, F Rossi Fanelli
European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences  
The coexistence of both kidney and colon primary malignancies is a rare condition. We report the case of a 75-year-old woman who presented with bilateral pulmonary nodules at chest X-ray and stratigraphy. Total-body CT scan showed multiple, apparently metastatic, bilateral pulmonary lesions, a diffusely dysomogeneous neoformation in the lower pole of the right kidney and a gross neoformation in the ascending colon. A right nephrectomy and a right hemicolectomy were performed and histology
more » ... and histology showed two primary neoplasms: clear cell renal carcinoma and undifferentiated adenocarcinoma of the colon.
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