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Human chorionic gonadotropin-secreting clear cell renal cell carcinoma with paraneoplastic gynaecomastia.

Abstract:

A 60-year-man presented with painful gynaecomastia and polycythaemia due to a beta-human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)-secreting clear cell renal cell carcinoma. A computed tomographic scan of his chest, abdomen and pelvis showed an enhancing 9x9 cm mass in the right kidney suggestive of a renal cell carcinoma. He underwent right radical nephrectomy and the histology showed a clear cell renal cell carcinoma. Following his nephrectomy, over the next 6 months, his gynaecomastia regressed and ser...

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10.1080/00365590802468834

Authors


Mohammed Ilyas, MI More by this author
Turner, GD More by this author
Cranston, D More by this author
Journal:
Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology
Volume:
42
Issue:
6
Pages:
555-557
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1651-2065
ISSN:
0036-5599
URN:
uuid:186da7e3-7d8d-46b5-9ec5-58cc1ef01379
Source identifiers:
177196
Local pid:
pubs:177196

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