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Challenges in Managing Small Renal Masses

CT Scan with Mass

Malignant Appearing Small Mass to Oncocytoma

For the first case, a healthy, 39-year-old man presented with abdominal pain, and a CT scan revealed a 2.2 centimeter enhancing solid mass (red circle). The man received a robotic partial nephrectomy. Upon pathology, the excised oncocytoma showed diffuse reactivity for the oncogenic marker CD117 and scattered positivity for CK7.

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Benign Multi-Locular Cyst Appears as a Suspicious Malignant Cyst

In a second case, providers identified a mass in a healthy 54-year-old man: an incidental 2.5 centimeter complex cyst on chest CT (red circle) that was later confirmed via MRI as a 2.6 centimeter cystic left upper pole renal lesion. The septated mass had a thick rim and was rated Bosniak category III.

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CT Scan Showing Carcinoma

Comorbidity Considerations Essential

The third case involved a 59-year-old man with a history of cardiovascular conditions, including coronary artery disease, severe aortic regurgitation, a cerebrovascular accident, and a thoracic aortic aneurysm repair. He had a biopsy-proven, enlarging solid 2.2 centimeter papillary renal cell carcinoma (red circle). READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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