[Late pancreatic metastasis from renal carcinoma].

Servicio de Urología, Centro Médico POVISA, Vigo, Pontevedra.
Actas urologicas españolas (Impact Factor: 1.02). 03/2001; 25(2):122-4.
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The appearance of solitary late metastases of renal cell carcinoma has seldom been documented. A male patient, who 5 years ago underwent left radical nefrectomy for renal cell carcinoma, presented with a solitary pancreatic metastasis (an uncommon site of metastasis for renal cell carcinoma), which was successfully treated with partial pancreatectomy. The diagnostic, treatment and prognostic implications of solitary late metastases are discussed.

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