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A Case of Renal Metastasis of Uterine Leiomyosarcoma



Abstract

A 49-year-old woman with a distant history of uterine leiomyosarcoma underwent robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for a 3.5 cm right renal mass, which was presumed to be a primary renal cell carcinoma. Surgical margins were negative, and the histologic analysis confirmed leiomyosarcoma. Uterine leiomyosarcoma is traditionally a locally aggressive disease with only rare reports of renal involvement. We report a case of a metastatic leiomyosarcoma to the kidney four years following initial treatment for uterine leiomyosarcoma.



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A Case of Renal Metastasis of Uterine Leiomyosarcoma


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Petar Bajic Corresponding Author

Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center

William S. Gange

Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago

Robert H. Blackwell

Division of Urology, Southern Illinois University

Arpeet S. Shah

Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center

John Biemer

Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center

Maria M. Picken

Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center

Alex Gorbonos

Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center


Ethics Statement and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

Human subjects: Consent was obtained by all participants in this study. Conflicts of interest: The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.


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A Case of Renal Metastasis of Uterine Leiomyosarcoma


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A Case of Renal Metastasis of Uterine Leiomyosarcoma

  • Author Information
    Petar Bajic Corresponding Author

    Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center

    William S. Gange

    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago

    Robert H. Blackwell

    Division of Urology, Southern Illinois University

    Arpeet S. Shah

    Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center

    John Biemer

    Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center

    Maria M. Picken

    Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center

    Alex Gorbonos

    Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center


    Ethics Statement and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

    Human subjects: Consent was obtained by all participants in this study. Conflicts of interest: The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

    Acknowledgements


    Article Information

    Published: July 14, 2017

    DOI

    10.7759/cureus.1470

    Cite this article as:

    Bajic P, Gange W S, Blackwell R H, et al. (July 14, 2017) A Case of Renal Metastasis of Uterine Leiomyosarcoma. Cureus 9(7): e1470. doi:10.7759/cureus.1470

    Publication history

    Received by Cureus: June 13, 2017
    Peer review began: June 20, 2017
    Peer review concluded: July 06, 2017
    Published: July 14, 2017

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    Bajic et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0., which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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Abstract

A 49-year-old woman with a distant history of uterine leiomyosarcoma underwent robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for a 3.5 cm right renal mass, which was presumed to be a primary renal cell carcinoma. Surgical margins were negative, and the histologic analysis confirmed leiomyosarcoma. Uterine leiomyosarcoma is traditionally a locally aggressive disease with only rare reports of renal involvement. We report a case of a metastatic leiomyosarcoma to the kidney four years following initial treatment for uterine leiomyosarcoma.



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Petar Bajic

Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center

For correspondence:
pbajic@lumc.edu

William S. Gange

Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago

Robert H. Blackwell

Division of Urology, Southern Illinois University

Arpeet S. Shah

Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center

John Biemer

Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center

Maria M. Picken

Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center

Alex Gorbonos

Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center

Petar Bajic

Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center

For correspondence:
pbajic@lumc.edu

William S. Gange

Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago

Robert H. Blackwell

Division of Urology, Southern Illinois University

Arpeet S. Shah

Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center

John Biemer

Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center

Maria M. Picken

Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center

Alex Gorbonos

Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center