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Actas Urológicas Españolas

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ALVAREZ ARDURA, M. et al. Giant renal oncocytoma. Actas Urol Esp [online]. 2005, vol.29, n.8, pp.791-793. ISSN 0210-4806.

Renal oncocytoma is a benign neoplasms arising from cells of the distal renal tubule. They acount for 3-7% of all renal tumors. most are incidental findings. Differential diagnosis with renal cells carcinoma is often difficult. Here we report a case of big renal oncocytoma as an incidental finding while performing an abdominal ultrasound in a patient with low abdominal pain. We also review the diagnostic an therapeutic approach in this kind of malignancies.

Keywords : Renal oncocytoma; renal cells carcinoma.

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