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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1241-1242
Renal pleomorphic undifferentiated sarcoma: A rarity


The Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research (IPGMER) and Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial (SSKM) Hospital, Kolkota, West Bengal, India

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Suresh Kumar
IPGMER and SSKM Hospital, Kolkota, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.103567

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A 70-year-old male presented with progressive weight loss for eight months. Radiological imaging showed a large tumor in the right kidney. The patient underwent right open radical nephrectomy and histopathology revealed pleomorphic undifferentiated sarcoma (PUS) earlier known as malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH). One year after surgery, the patient developed pulmonary metastasis. Unfortunately, the patient died after six months.


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