Renal cell carcinoma - Color Ultrasound


Title: Color Ultrasound - Renal cell carcinoma
Diagnosis: Renal cell carcinoma
Author: Dr.ROSSET Antoine
Comment: Dr. KHAN Haleem
Hospital: HUG
Department: Radiologie
State: Terminée
Date: 21.03.2003
: 4299
Chapter: Urology

Clinical Presentation: Workup of vague abdominalpain.
Comment: Renal cell carcinoma arise from proximal collectingtubule and are
bilateral in 10% of cases. 85% of lesions arehypervascular and require pre-op embolization.
Several types exist(papillary, alveolar, oncocytoma) TNM Staging: T1 Small tumor,kidney
not enlarged T2 Large tumor, contained within renal capsuleT3 Extension into perinephric
fat or renal vein T4 Invasion ofadjacent organs
Description: Sonography demonstrates a circumscribed hypoechoicmass of the
upper pole of the kidney. CT does not show any flow butPower Doppler reveals central
arterial flow within this lesionwhich surgery revealed to a well differenciated reanl

Order: 1059
Dislocation: 0
Polytrauma: 0
Open: 0
Pathologic: 0
Operation: 00.00.00
Graft: 0

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