Metastatic adenoid cystic carcinoma to the kidney in a young woman

M. Manoharan, Pablo Gomez, Martha A. Reyes, Mark S. Soloway

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Abstract

The incidence of an adenoid cystic carcinoma on major salivary glands is low, constituting only about 10% to 15% of all parotid malignancies. Cases of delayed metastasis have been reported, but reports of specific renal involvement have not been extensively found. We present the case of a 21-year-old woman with a left renal metastasis from an adenoid cystic carcinoma of the parotid gland that had been surgically treated 7 years previously. The patient underwent successful left radical nephrectomy. During follow-up, the patient developed pulmonary nodules that were metastatic adenoid cystic carcinoma and were surgically excised. At last follow-up, the patient was doing well with no evidence of disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1343.e11-1343.e12
JournalUrology
Volume68
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2006

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  • Urology

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    Manoharan, M., Gomez, P., Reyes, M. A., & Soloway, M. S. (2006). Metastatic adenoid cystic carcinoma to the kidney in a young woman. Urology, 68(6), 1343.e11-1343.e12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2006.09.027