Metastatic lung adenocarcinoma to the kidney diagnosed by urine cytology: a case report.

@article{TauchiNishi2014MetastaticLA,
  title={Metastatic lung adenocarcinoma to the kidney diagnosed by urine cytology: a case report.},
  author={Pamela S Tauchi-Nishi and Wichit Sae-ow and Ricky Kaneshiro and Blake Lyon and Paul Ian Morris and Christopher E Lum},
  journal={Analytical and quantitative cytopathology and histopathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={
          345-50
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although lung cancer is the solid tumor which most frequently metastasizes to the kidney, metastatic pulmonary adenocarcinoma detected by urine cytology examination is exceedingly rare. CASE A 52-year-old woman presented with gross hematuria. Urine cytology revealed numerous crowded, overlapped 3-dimensional clusters with occasional papillary and luminal formations. The tumor nuclei were uniformly enlarged with smooth oval contours, regular nuclear membranes, finely granular… CONTINUE READING
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