Renal cell carcinoma in patient with crossed fused renal ectopia

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Ozgur Cakmak
Cemal Selcuk Isoglu
Ercument Aziz Peker
Huseyin Tarhan
Ulku Kucuk
Orcun Celik *
Ferruh Zorlu
Yusuf Ozlem Ilbey
(*) Corresponding Author:
Orcun Celik | orcuncelik82@hotmail.com

Abstract

Primary renal cell carcinomas have rarely been reported in patients with crossed fused renal ectopia. We presented a patient with right to left crossed fused kidney harbouring renal tumor. The most frequent tumor encountered in crossed fused renal ectopia is renal cell carcinoma. In this case, partial nephrectomy was performed which pave way to preservation of the uninvolved both renal units. Due to unpredictable anatomy, careful preoperative planning and meticulous delineation of renal vasculature is essential for preservation of the uninvolved renal units.

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