Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the kidney

N. V. Raghavaiah, R. F. Mayer, R. Hagitt, M. S. Soloway

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We report on a 33-year-old woman with malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the kidney. This malignant mesenchymal tumor is indistinguishable clinically and radiologically from a renal cell carcinoma. In our patient the tumor recurred locally following nephrectomy and metastasized to the lung. Post-nephrectomy radiation and chemotherapy may not alter the poor prognosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)951-953
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

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  • Urology


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