A HUGE RETROPERITONEAL XANTHOGRANULOMA, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI-Dr TRẦN THỊ BẢO CHÂU

A 37YO WOMAN CAME TO MEDIC AS ABDOMINAL PAIN AND DISTENTION.

ULTRASOUND DETECTED A BIG RETROPERITONEAL MASS FROM THE EPIGASTRIC AREA TO HER LEFT PELVIS. IT WAS SOLID, ECHO RICH. THE MASS  PUSHED THE LEFT KIDNEY TO THE RIGHT SIDE NEAR THE RIGHT KIDNEY, BUT THE AORTA WAS IN NO DISPLACEMENT.

IMAGE 01: THE RETROPERITONEAL MASS ON THE LEFT SIDE.

IMAGE 02: THE LEFT KIDNEY MOVED TO THE RIGHT SIDE AND OVER THE RIGHT KIDNEY.

IMAGE 03: ON THE RIGHT SIDE, THE LEFT KIDNEY WAS NEAR THE ANTRUM OF STOMACH BY DISPLACED POSITION.

MSCT WITH CE SHOWED THAT TUMOR WAS VERY BIG. CT.HU UNIT VALUES BELONGED TO FATTY TISSUE.

THIS PATIENT WAS  ADMITTED IN BINH DAN HOSPITAL FOR OPERATION TO REMOVE THE RETROPERITONEAL TUMOR.

OPERATION HAD BEEN DONE AT  BINH DAN HOSPITAL. THE WHOLE TUMOR WAS  NEARLY  REMOVED,  BUT WHILE WAS LEFT THE LEFT KIDNEY. MICROSCOPIC REPORT WAS A RETROPERITONEAL XANTHOGRANULOMA. IT IS A BORDERLINE TUMOR.

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