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Computed tomography in detection of occult hypernephroma

  • Bharat Raval
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    Address reprint requests to: B. Raval, MB, ChB, FRCP (C), Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical School, 6431 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77030.
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    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital and University of Western Ontario,London, Ontario, Canada
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  • Neela Lamki
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    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital and University of Western Ontario,London, Ontario, Canada
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      Abstract

      Five cases in which computed tomography (CT) detected a hypernephroma that had been missed by one or more of the other imaging modalities are reported here. Computed tomography may have an important role in the diagnosis of radiologically occult hypernephroma.

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