Primary mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the renal pelvis misdiagnosed as ureteropelvic junction stenosis with renal pelvis stone: a case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Han2015PrimaryMC,
  title={Primary mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the renal pelvis misdiagnosed as ureteropelvic junction stenosis with renal pelvis stone: a case report and literature review},
  author={Dong Seok Han and Seung Mo Yuk and Chang Shik Youn and Geon Tae Park and Hae Joung Sul and Hoon Jang},
  booktitle={World Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2015}
}
BackgroundPrimary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the renal pelvis is extremely rare, with only ~100 cases reported till now. Its presumed pathogenesis includes glandular metaplasia of the urothelium of the calyces and the pelvis and malignant transformation of the metaplasia. Unfortunately, it has no characteristic symptoms or radiological features. We report a case of primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the renal pelvis misdiagnosed as ureteropelvic junction stenosis with a renal pelvis stone.Case… CONTINUE READING

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