Contributed by Patricia A. Aronica-Pollak, MD and Sheldon Bastacky, MD
Published on line in October 1998
The patient is a 63 year-old woman with a history of colon cancer. She presents now with a right-sided mass. CEA levels are normal. Radiographic examination shows a mass in the right kidney, penetrating into the liver and obtaining blood supply from branches of the renal artery, branches of the adrenal artery and branches of the hepatic artery. A right radical nephrectomy with adrenalectomy and partial hepatectomy is performed.