Renal parenchymal neurilemoma: A rare and unusual kidney tumor

W. J. Somers, B. Terpenning, F. C. Lowe, N. A. Romas

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We report a case of a neurilemoma arising from the renal parenchyma. Renal neurilemoma is an extremely rare tumor, with only 5 cases previously reported. Because so little is known of its natural history and potential for malignancy we recommend radical nephrectomy as the treatment of choice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-110
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

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  • Urology


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