hypernephroma


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Related to hypernephroma: Wilms tumor
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hy·per·ne·phro·ma

n. hipernefroma, tumor de Grawitz, neoplasma del parénquima renal.
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The apparent disappearance of pulmonary metastasis in a case of hypernephroma following nephrectomy.
Hypernephroma (renal adenocarcinoma) is the most common primary malignant tumor in adults, comprising 80% of all malignant renal tumors.
The morphologic similarities between adrenal cortical tissue/tumors and CCRCC are well documented and are the historical basis for older terminology for CCRCC, such as hypernephroma (1) The difficulty of this particular differential diagnosis is compounded by the close anatomic relationship between the adrenal glands and the kidneys and by the fact that on occasion one can observe intrarenal adrenal tissue.
2,3) Metastasis to the tonsils has been reported with different types of primary tumor, including cutaneous and mucosal melanomas, gastric and intestinal tract adenocarcinomas, hypernephroma, and various lung neoplasms.
The patient was a 73-year-old man with a history of emphysema and hypertension, seen at a tertiary care hospital in the Toronto area, 80 miles from the New York state border, for a laparoscopic right radical nephrectomy because of hypernephroma.