Leiomyosarcoma of Renal Vein - A Rare Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
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.
Female, Kidney neoplasms, Nephrectomy
Sandeep Ojha, Ramarao Nilkanthe, Jyoti Valecha, Farah Meenai, Amit Haritwal. LEIOMYOSARCOMA OF RENAL VEIN
- A RARE CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 April [cited: 2017 May 23 ]; 11:ED03-ED04. Available from
Date of Submission: Oct 07, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Oct 31, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Dec 28, 2016
Date of Publishing: Apr 01, 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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