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Collecting duct carcinoma arising in a solitary kidney

Imaging findings
  • Perry J Pickhardt
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    Address correspondence to: Perry J. Pickhardt, MD, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 510 S. Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110
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    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO USA.
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      Abstract

      Collecting duct carcinoma is an aggressive malignancy derived from the renal medulla. Imaging features suggestive of this diagnosis include a medullary origin, hypovascularity, and an infiltrative growth pattern. A case of collecting duct carcinoma with unsuspected contralateral renal agenesis is presented.

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