Spermatic vein tumor thrombus in renal cell carcinoma.

Nicola J. Mabjeesh, Yuval Bar-Yosef, Letizia Schreiber-Bramante, Issac Kaver, Haim Matzkin

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Abstract

Renal cell carcinoma has the tendency to form venous thrombi. This may involve the renal veins or the inferior vena cava and may extend cephalad/antegrade into the right atrium. We report a patient with renal cell carcinoma who had an intracaval tumor thrombus that had extended into the right spermatic vein. We believe this to be the first description in English literature of a histologically proven renal cell carcinoma thrombus in the spermatic vein.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192-194
Number of pages3
JournalThe Scientific World Journal
Volume4 Suppl 1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (all)
  • Environmental Science (all)

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