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Capsular renal leiomyosarcoma with encasement of the inferior vena cava - Diagnosed by immunostaining and review of literature.
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PMID:  20842257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report and describe the presentation, pathological diagnosis with immunostaining and management of a rare case of capsular renal leiomyosarcoma encasing the inferior vena cava (IVC). We have reviewed and tabulated other such similar cases. The present case was successfully managed by radical nephrectomy and adjuvant radio-chemotherapy. Immunostaining should be freely used to define the histological type of renal sarcoma in order to accurately counsel and deliver a prognosis for patients with renal leiomyosarcomas with a poor prognosis.
Authors:
Iqbal Singh; Mohit Joshi; Kiran Mishra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology annals     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0974-7834     ISO Abbreviation:  Urol Ann     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-15     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101510823     Medline TA:  Urol Ann     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  36-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery (Urology Div) Delhi - 110095, India. iqbalsinghp@yahoo.co.uk
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