Published: 2019-10-24

Gigantic kidney tumour presenting with weight gain

Balaji Chandhirasekar, Sushanto Neogi, Manu Vats, Vineet Kumar Pandey


A 61 years obese gentleman presented early with gain of weight and lump in the left side of abdomen for 15 days. On contrast enhanced computed tomography (CECT) of abdomen, a giant renal mass arising from left kidney. Patient underwent open nephrectomy, surgically removed en bloc of 12.5 kg weight largest renal mass. Histopathology showed papillary renal cell carcinoma. The postoperative period was uneventful.


Giant renal cell carcinoma, Urological cancer, Largest papillary renal cell carcinoma

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