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CT and ultrasound findings of metanephric adenoma: a report of two cases and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21325357     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Metanephric adenoma (MA) of the kidney is an uncommon benign epithelial tumour that can present at any age. The histology of the lesion is well established, but imaging findings have been described in only a few cases. We report the CT and ultrasound appearance of MA in two females to increase the awareness of this entity among radiologists. Its recognition may facilitate nephron-sparing surgery.
L J Zhang; G F Yang; W Shen; G M Lu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  84     ISSN:  1748-880X     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-17     Completed Date:  2011-04-26     Revised Date:  2013-06-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e51-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Medical Imaging, Jinling Hospital, Clinical School of Medical College, Nanjing University, Jiangsu, China.
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Imaging
Kidney / pathology
Kidney Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery

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