When is a diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) considered based on radiographic findings?

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • Author: Kush Sachdeva, MD; Chief Editor: E Jason Abel, MD  more...
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Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a diagnostic consideration when a renal mass is found on a radiologic study. In 25-30% of cases, renal cell carcinomas are found incidentally in asymptomatic patients.


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