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Multiple intussusceptions revealing metastases from renal carcinoma to the small intestine.
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PMID:  22626612     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Malignant tumors of the kidney represent rare primary intestinal metastases. They occur in 4% of cases. These intestinal metastases are mainly the small intestine; colon is a rare achievement. We report a case of small intestine metastatic of a tubulo-pappilary carcinoma revealed by a multiple intussusception a year after nephrectomy. The cross-sectional imaging (ultrasound and CT) was the gold standard for positive diagnosis of intussusception and the nature of secondary underlying tumor. Intestinal metastases of renal cell carcinoma sometimes occur many years after nephrectomy. On imaging, metastases simulate all tumor aspects.
Authors:
A Aissa; M Kherifech; R Alouini; H Hajji; W Stita
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of visceral surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-7886     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101532664     Medline TA:  J Visc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of medical imaging Ibn El Jazzar Hospital, Kairouan, Tunisia.
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