Preoperative evaluation of pelvic kidney renal cell carcinoma with 64-slice CT and 3D-CT angiography


Department of Urology, Al-Zahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran


We report a case of a 55-year-old woman, who presented with a vague pelvic pain and was found to have an ectopic pelvic kidney involved by a mass. Preoperative assessment was done by multi-slice CT and 3D-CT angiography. According to our knowledge only eight cases of pelvic kidney tumor have been reported in the literature and our case is the first report of using multi-slice CT and 3D-CT angiography in the preoperative evaluation of these cases.


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