Malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising from a hydronephrotic kidney: A case report and review of the literature

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Abstract

Primary malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is extremely rare, and MFH arising from a hydronephrotic kidney has not been reported. When MFH originates from a long-standing hydronephrotic kidney, the imaging findings can include nearly invisible renal parenchyma and atrophy of the ureter and renal artery, in addition to the findings attributable to the MFH, and the MFH with hydronephrosis may be confused with a cystic renal cell carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-242
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Imaging
Volume36
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 May 1

Keywords

  • Cystic renal cell carcinoma
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney
  • Malignant fibrous histiocytoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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