Document Detail


Poorly differentiated sarcoma of the prostate causing obstructive acute renal failure: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10609544     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 12-year-old boy presented to the Naha Municipal Hospital complaining of back pain. After intravenous pyelography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasonography and biopsy, he was suspected to have sarcoma of the prostate and was referred to the University of the Ryukyus Hospital. Acute renal failure of the post renal type was evident, accompanied by minimal hydronephrosis. Emergency hemodialysis and right ureterostomy were performed, as was a transurethral prostate biopsy. The specimen showed a poorly differentiated sarcoma not otherwise classifiable. After recovery from surgery, chemotherapy was attempted over 2 months, but the patient died of tumor 250 days after admission.
Authors:
H Mukouyama; K Sugaya; Y Ogawa; Y Koyama; T Hatano; T Toda
Related Documents :
3881164 - Immune monitoring of tumor development after renal transplantation.
12453204 - Visceral kaposi's sarcoma with intracranial metastasis: a rare complication of renal tr...
17524874 - Seroprevalence of human herpes virus-8 in renal transplant recipients: a single center ...
15821464 - Evaluation and management of renal tumors in the birt-hogg-dubé syndrome.
3887694 - The relation of preoperative coagulation findings to diagnosis, blood usage, and surviv...
19434514 - Erythropoietin augments the efficacy of therapeutic angiogenesis induced by allogenic b...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0919-8172     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1999 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-01-05     Completed Date:  2000-01-05     Revised Date:  2006-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440237     Medline TA:  Int J Urol     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  615-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan. mukouyam@al.mbn.or.jp
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Combined Modality Therapy
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Hydronephrosis / etiology
Kidney Failure, Acute / etiology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Microscopy, Electron
Prostatic Neoplasms / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology*,  surgery
Sarcoma / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Ultrasonography
Urography

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Expression of growth factors after the release of ureteral obstruction in the rat kidney.
Next Document:  Post-traumatic high flow priapism: a case report.