Jpn. j. urol volume 100, issue 1, P22-24 2009 DOI: 10.5980/jpnjurol.100.22 View full text
Tomoyuki Kaneko, Keishi Kashibuchi, Yasuyuki Asakage, Yukio Homma

Abstract: A 37-year-old female was referred to our department for a renal mass which was incidentally found during a medical check-up. She had no history of tuberous sclerosis. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed a 1.5-cm enhancing mass at the lower pole of the left kidney. An open partial nephrectomy was performed for a pre-operative diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma. Pathological examination revealed sheets of large polygonal epithelioid cells that showed positive immunostaining for HMB-45, which…

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