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UROLOGICAL IMAGES
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 140-141

Renal cell carcinoma in a pancake kidney: A rare entity


1 Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Ravimohan S Mavuduru
Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/iju.IJU_55_20

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Pancake kidney is a rare form of renal fusion anomaly. Renal cell carcinoma in such an entity is even rarer and poses a challenge in management due to anomalous vessels. We describe one such patient with an emphasis on successful performance of partial nephrectomy by meticulous planning, with good oncological and functional outcomes.


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