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Renal Sinus Neoplasms

  • Sung Eun Rha
  • Jae Young Byun
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

12.7 Conclusion

A broad pathologic spectrum of tumors can occur in the renal sinus. The diagnosis and exact preoperative staging of renal sinus tumors relies on a multimodality imaging approach that includes excretory urography, US, CT, MR imaging, and angiography. Ultrasound is an excellent noninvasive technique to confirm whether such a mass is cystic or solid. If US findings suggest a solid mass, CT or MR imaging is used as a problem-solving technique and for evaluation of the staging or to determine the extent of the lesion. In general, the coronal plane of cross-sectional imaging is the most useful for the evaluation of renal sinus lesions, because it provides a comprehensive view of complicated renal sinus pathology. Familiarity with the imaging features and differential diagnoses of various renal sinus tumors will facilitate prompt, accurate diagnosis and treatment.

Keywords

Renal Cell Carcinoma Renal Pelvis Transitional Cell Carcinoma Compute Tomogra Excretory Urography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sung Eun Rha
    • 1
  • Jae Young Byun
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Kangnam St. Mary’s Hospital, College of MedicineThe Catholic University of KoreaSeoulSouth Korea

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