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 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: No


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.