Korean J Med.  2011 Jan;80(1):97-101.

A Case of Renal Metastasis from a 1-cm Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung Masquerading as Renal Cell Carcinoma

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Korea. kshryj@wonkwang.ac.kr
  • 2Department of Pathology, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Korea.

Abstract

Symptomatic renal metastasis from a primary lung malignancy elsewhere in the body is an uncommon feature in disseminated cancer. We report a case of a 1-cm primary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the lung with renal metastasis initially misdiagnosed as primary renal cell carcinoma in a 65-year-old man who presented with left lower quadrant pain.

Keyword

Renal metastasis; Carcinoma; Squamous cell of the lung

MeSH Terms

Aged
Carcinoma, Renal Cell
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Humans
Lung
Neoplasm Metastasis
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