IS Case 133: Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma, Conventional Clear-Cell Type
Imaging Sciences URMC 2008
Publication Date: 2009-05-21
Patient is a 69-year-old female with left leg pain.
- Radiographs of the left femur reveal a lytic lesion causing cortical destruction involving the posteromedial aspect of the proximal left femur.
- MRI of the left femur demonstrates a T2-hyperintense mass which enhances with contrast administration.
- CT of the abdomen reveals a large heterogeneously enhancing mass arising from the left kidney.
- Preoperative angiogram performed for embolization reveals an abnormal vascular blush with feeding branches arising from the left profunda femoral artery. No residual tumor blush was seen after embolization.
- Postoperative radiographs show the lesion post-curettage with placement of an intramedullary rod.
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