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Colonic metastasis from renal cell carcinoma: helical-CT demonstration

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Clinically evident colonic metastasis from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is rare. In the present study a hypervascular sigmoid mass was demonstrated on arterial-phase helical CT using a water enema in a patient who had suffered left nephrectomy 8 years previously for RCC. The intense and early enhancement of the lesion suggested the possibility of a solitary colonic metastasis from RCC, a diagnosis which was pathologically confirmed.

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Received: 22 October 1998; Revised: 22 April 1999; Accepted: 7 May 1999

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Díaz-Candamio, M., Pombo, S. & Pombo, F. Colonic metastasis from renal cell carcinoma: helical-CT demonstration. Eur Radiol 10, 139–140 (2000).

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