FINGER METASTASES IN RENAL CELL CARCINOMA: A CASE REPORT

  • Amit Kumar Consultant Oncologist, Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital, Institute of Oncology, Cancer Research & Treatment, Stocking Road, Northern Town, Bistupur, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India – 831001.

Abstract

A 46-year-old man with a history of anorexia, weight loss, and pain in the left side of the abdomen was visited the outpatient department. Per
abdomen examination was soft, non-tender, and no organomegaly. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography-scan abdomen showed heterogeneous
mass located in the upper and the middle pole of the left kidney. The probable clinical diagnosis was a left renal mass with metastasis to lung. The
histopathology of the renal mass showed a clear cell carcinoma. Confirmed diagnosis was metastatic renal cell carcinoma. The patient was treated
with chemotherapy with sunitinib malate. After the completion of the second cycle, subcutaneous nodules appeared on the patient’s body with
swelling of all the fingers and toes, and there was bleeding from the left little finger.
Keywords: Renal cell carcinoma, Sunitinib, Finger metastases.

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Kumar, A. “FINGER METASTASES IN RENAL CELL CARCINOMA: A CASE REPORT”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 9, no. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 4-6, https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ajpcr/article/view/8789.
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