Renal oncocytoma: a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma.

  title={Renal oncocytoma: a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma.},
  author={Thomas J. Maatman and Andrew C. Novick and B F Tancinco and Z Vesoulis and Howard S. Levin and James E. Montie and Drogo K. Montague},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={132 5},
From 1968 to 1983, 254 patients underwent an operation for presumed renal cell carcinoma. In this retrospective review the pathological diagnosis was renal oncocytoma in 11 patients (4 per cent). Renal oncocytomas were present bilaterally in 2 patients, including 1 with a coexisting renal cell carcinoma. In 2 other patients the oncocytomas were multicentric. The angiographic, computerized tomographic and sonographic findings in these patients typified renal cell carcinoma. Surgical treatment… CONTINUE READING


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