Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : April | Volume : 11 | Issue : 4 | Page : ED03 - ED04

Leiomyosarcoma of Renal Vein - A Rare Case Report ED03-ED04

Sandeep Ojha, Ramarao Nilkanthe, Jyoti Valecha, Farah Meenai, Amit Haritwal

Dr. Sandeep Ojha,
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Chirayu Medical College, Bhaisakhedi,
Bhopal Indore Highway, Bhopal - 462030, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Leiomyosarcomas (LMS) arising from vascular channel are rare and more often arise from inferior vena cava and pulmonary arteries. Primary renal vein LMS are even rarer and occur predominantly in females with peak in fifth and sixth decade. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult because these are rare tumours and present with symptoms and radiological findings similar to Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC). We report a case of 55-year-old female who presented with abdominal discomfort with radiology showing a renal mass with features of RCC, radical nephrectomy was done and resected tumour showed an attachment to the wall of renal vein with morphology resembling LMS.