Revista Cubana de Medicina Militar
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3046
CAPOTE PEREIRA, Lázaro L. et al. Renal cell carcinoma in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Rev Cub Med Mil [online]. 2004, vol.33, n.4, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-3046.
The presence of renal cell carcinoma during the evolution of an autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is very rare and little reported in international literature. It is reported a case of polycystic renal disease associated with renal cell carcinoma . The form of presentation was a prolonged febrile syndrome, weight loss, accelerated erythrosedimentation and volume increase of a complex image in the left kidney that dobled its size in a month. During surgery, it was proved the presence of infiltrated renal parahilar and paraaortic ganglia. In the macroscopic pathological study, it was observed infiltration of the renal vein; whereas, in the microscopic study, it was reported the presence of neoplastic tissue in the renal parenchyma.
Palabras llave : Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease; hypernephroma, renal cell carcinoma.