Which disorders should be included in the differential diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma (RCC)?

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • Author: Kush Sachdeva, MD; Chief Editor: E Jason Abel, MD  more...
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Other diagnostic considerations in patients with a renal mass include the following:

  • Abscess

  • Angiomyolipoma (benign neoplasm)

  • Metastasis from a distant primary lesion

  • Metastatic melanoma

  • Oncocytoma (benign neoplasm)

  • Renal adenoma (benign neoplasm)

  • Renal cyst

  • Renal infarction

  • Sarcoma


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