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Renal cell carcinoma with solitary metachronous contralateral adrenal metastasis. Experience with 2 cases and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1755149     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report on 2 cases of renal cell carcinoma with solitary metachronous contralateral adrenal metastasis occurring up to four years after radical nephrectomy. Both patients were treated with adrenalectomy and steroid replacement. One patient died with distant metastases twenty-eight months after adrenalectomy and the other is alive with no evidence of disease four years postoperatively. Such a presentation of hypernephroma is rare, with only 1 such case having been found in the literature.
T K Huisman; J P Sands
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0090-4295     ISO Abbreviation:  Urology     Publication Date:  1991 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-01-30     Completed Date:  1992-01-30     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  364-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, Naval Hospital, San Diego, California.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / epidemiology,  secondary*,  surgery
Carcinoma, Renal Cell / epidemiology,  secondary*,  surgery
Kidney Neoplasms / pathology*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Period
Time Factors

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