Metastasis to the gluteus maximus muscle from renal cell carcinoma with special emphasis on MRI features

@article{Sakamoto2007MetastasisTT,
  title={Metastasis to the gluteus maximus muscle from renal cell carcinoma with special emphasis on MRI features},
  author={Akio Sakamoto and Tatsuya Yoshida and Suguru Matsuura and Kazuhiro Tanaka and Shuichi Matsuda and Yoshinao Oda and Yoshifumi Hori and Akira Yokomizo and Yukihide Iwamoto},
  journal={World Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={88 - 88}
}
BACKGROUND The skeletal muscle is an unusual site for metastasis from renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Metastatic RCC must be differentiated from benign primary soft-tissue tumors because aggressive surgical resection is necessary. CASE PRESENTATION We present the case of a 65-year-old man with metastatic RCC in the gluteus maximus muscle (3.8 cm in diameter) found on enhanced computed tomography (CT) 6 years after nephrectomy. Retrospectively, the small mass (1 cm in diameter) was overlooked 5… CONTINUE READING

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