Contralateral Adrenal Metastasis After Renal Cell Carcinoma Treatment

Mehmet Balasar, Abdulkadir Kandemir, Mahmut Zahid Unlu, Aykut Yildirim, Ahmet Tekin


Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is highly metastasizing. Metastasis may occur synchronously with the primary tumor or in various organs many years after the treatment of the primary RCC. However, isolated contralateral adrenal metastasis (CAM) following the treatment of primary RCC is quite rare. The present study is a case report of a 58-year-old female patient diagnosed with CAM who had been surgically treated 5 years earlier for primary RCC.

J Med Cases. 2015;6(4):150-152


Renal cell carcinoma; Contralateral adrenal metastasis; Adrenalectomy

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