Unusual Renal Tumors-Report of Four Cases

Author Information

Punit Tiwari (MS), Astha Tripathi (MD), Suresh Kumar (MS), Pramod Sharma (MS), Amit Goel (MS), Dipankar Gayen (MS), M K Bera (MCh) A K Kundu (MCh), Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata, India

Corresponding author:

Dr. Punit Tiwari, Email: id-punitms@rediffmail.com

Summary

Collecting duct carcinoma, plasmocytoma and malignant fibrous histocytoma are rare but aggressive tumors of the kidneys. We present four cases we have recently encountered in our practice. In most of the cases imaging did not help in the pre-operative diagnosis. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment when recognized early. Clinician should be aware about these rare varieties of renal tumors whose prognosis may be worse than that of renal cell carcinoma.

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