Malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising from the renal capsule


Eroglu M., Bakirtas H., Cimentepe E., Unsal A., Ataoglu O., Balbay M.

UROLOGIA INTERNATIONALIS, vol.75, no.4, pp.368-370, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000089177
  • Journal Name: UROLOGIA INTERNATIONALIS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.368-370
  • Keywords: malignant fibrous histiocytoma, soft tissue tumor, renal capsule
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

We report a case of malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising from the renal capsule which is a rare condition. The patient was treated with surgical excision of the tumor including the renal capsule and subsequent radiotherapy of 6,600 rad. No recurrence was detected 15 months after surgery. Copyright (c) 2005 S. Karger AG, Basel.