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Case report


Renal vein leiomyoma: a rare entity with review of literature.

Santosh KumarAnkur MittalSudheer Kumar DevanaShrawan Kumar Singh
Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India
Date of Submission: 28-Dec-2013, Date of Acceptance: 20-Jun-2014, Date of Web Publication: 30-Jul-2014.
Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Santosh Kumar

Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India.
E-mail: santoshsp1967jaimatadi@ yahoo.co.in

Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Santosh Kumar

Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India.
E-mail: santoshsp1967jaimatadi@ yahoo.co.in

DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.137836 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


Tumors of vascular origin are unusual. These tumors are predominantly malignant and commonly arise from the inferior vena cava. Benign smooth muscle tumors arising from renal vein are very rare. We present a case of leiomyoma of renal vein in a post-menopausal woman that clinically resembled a retroperitoneal paraganglioma.
Keywords: Rare, Renal Vein Leiomyoma, Surgery, Venous Tumors

Cited in 4 Documents

  1. Zhanli Fu, Meng Liu, Ziao Li, Jin Zhang and Qian Li (2017) Leiomyoma Originated From Inferior Vena Cava Mimicking an Adrenal Malignant Tumor on 18F-FDG PET/CT. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 42(7):558. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000001633
  2. Cengiz Kocak, Sahin Kabay and Burak Isler (2015) Leiomyoma of the Renal Vein: A Rare Tumor Presenting as a Renal Mass. Case Reports in Urology 2015:1. doi: 10.1155/2015/950584
  3. Bingqiang Gao, Dongkai Zhou, Xiaohui Qian, Wang Zhang, Lixiong Ying and Weilin Wang (2018) Primary leiomyoma of the inferior vena cava mimicking a cystic neoplasm of the pancreas: a case report. Cardiovascular Pathology :. doi: 10.1016/j.carpath.2018.11.003
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