Metastatic renal cell carcinoma to right ventricle without vena caval involvement

Takuma Sato, Atsushi Takeda, Shigeyuki Yamada, Isao Numata, Kazuhiro Sakamoto

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Abstract

Cardiac metastases from renal cell carcinoma without vena caval involvement are extremely rare. We report 49-year-old man who presented symptoms of heart failure and thrombocytopenia. Computed tomography and echocardiography revealed a left renal tumor and a right ventricular mass without vena caval involvement. His symptoms progressed rapidly and he died at nine days following diagnosis of the right ventricular tumor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)366-368
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Urology
Volume15
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Apr
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Renal cell carcinoma
  • Right ventricular metastasis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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