Solitary fibrous tumors of the kidneys: presentation, evaluation, and treatment.

@article{Khater2013SolitaryFT,
  title={Solitary fibrous tumors of the kidneys: presentation, evaluation, and treatment.},
  author={Nazih Khater and Raja B. Khauli and Mohammad Shahait and Jad A Degheili and Ibrahim Khalifeh and Jessica Aoun},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  year={2013},
  volume={91 4},
  pages={373-83}
}
INTRODUCTION Renal solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are spindle cell neoplasms of mesenchymal origin, and very rare with only 46 cases reported worldwide to date. It is crucial to differentiate this tumor from other tumors of the kidney, so as to avoid unnecessary treatment. Therefore, our objective was to review reports of renal SFTs, their clinical presentations, imaging methods, and surgical management, updated to 2013. MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed articles published in… CONTINUE READING
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