The Value of Imaging Methods in the Diagnosis of the Renal Cell Carcinoma Combined with Renal Tuberculosis – Case Report

Authors

  • Tania Tsocheva Hospital Alexandrovska, Clinic of Nephrology, 1 "St. G. Sofiiski" str., Sofia 1431
  • Regina Djerassi Hospital Alexandrovska, Clinic of Nephrology, 1 "St. G. Sofiiski" str., Sofia 1431
  • Aleksandrina Vlahova Hospital Alexandrovska, Department of Pathoanatomy, Sofia 1431
  • Mila Liubomirova Hospital Alexandrovska, Clinic of Nephrology, 1 "St. G. Sofiiski" str., Sofia 1431
  • Boris Bogov Hospital Alexandrovska, Clinic of Nephrology, 1 "St. G. Sofiiski" str., Sofia 1431

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2013.018

Keywords:

Granulomatous inflammation, epithelioid histiocytes, multinucleated giant cells, renal cell carcinoma, case report.

Abstract

We describe a case of renal cell carcinoma which causes difficulties to set diagnosis with imaging methods. The histological examination revealed renal cell carcinoma associated with epithelioid cell granuloma with caseous necrosis. Granulomatous inflammation is characterized by the accumulation of epithelioid histiocytes and multinucleated giant cells. The cause of granuloma formation can be infectious or non-infectious. Granulomatous response in renal cell carcinoma is rare. This case shows that for accurate diagnosis for suspected tumor is necessary to be used combination of complex imaging - triplex ultrasound, CEUS, CT and histological examination.

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Published

2013-12-15

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Tsocheva T, Djerassi R, Vlahova A, Liubomirova M, Bogov B. The Value of Imaging Methods in the Diagnosis of the Renal Cell Carcinoma Combined with Renal Tuberculosis – Case Report. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2013 Dec. 15 [cited 2021 Apr. 12];1(1):90-2. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2013.018

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