What is the role of excretory urography in the workup of renal cell carcinoma (RCC)?

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • Author: Kush Sachdeva, MD; Chief Editor: E Jason Abel, MD  more...
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Excretory urography is not used frequently in the initial evaluation of renal masses because of its low sensitivity and specificity. A small- to medium-sized tumor may be missed by excretory urography.


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