Case Report: Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Kidney-An Unusual Malignancy
Keywords:Kidney, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Renal Calculi, Renal squamous cell carcinoma, Urothelial tumours.
Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the kidney is a rare clinical entity involving the upper urinary tract.These patients characteristically presents in advanced stage. This rare malignancy of the kidney lacks the characteristic clinical presentation of common renal cell carcinoma like hematuria, pain and a palpable mass. We report a 60 year old male who presented with a history of recurrent colicky right flank pain for 6 months duration which worsened in intensity and increased in frequency from last 1 month. He also had a history of untreated right renal calcular disease. On evaluation, he was found to have right renal mass with CT guided biopsy revealing Squamous cell carcinoma of kidney.
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