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Hemangiopericytoma of kidney: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23210410     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hemangiopericytoma, which is derived from pericytes, is rarely seen in the kidney and adical nephrectomy with or without chemotherapy is the treatment of choice in most of the cases. We report a fifty-year-old male patient presenting with gross hematuria that radiologic evaluation confirmed due to a solid mass in the right kidney. Its clinical manifestations and radiologic tests were similar to renal cell carcinoma. Radical nephrectomy was performed and the pathological examination revealed the specimen as hemangiopericytoma. No additional treatment was added and the patient remained disease free at the end of the first year follow up after radical nephrectomy.
Authors:
Muhsin Balaban; Cihangir Cetinel; Rahim Horuz; Cemal Goktas; Onder Canguven
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivio italiano di urologia, andrologia : organo ufficiale [di] Società italiana di ecografia urologica e nefrologica / Associazione ricerche in urologia     Volume:  84     ISSN:  1124-3562     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Ital Urol Androl     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9308247     Medline TA:  Arch Ital Urol Androl     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  158-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Urology Clinic, Kartal Teaching and Research Hospital, Kartal/Istanbul, Turkey.
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