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A Horseshoe Kidney with Unilateral Hydronephrosis Caused by Tumor-forming Leukemia Tsuneki Suzuki 1 , Tsuyoshi Matsumura 1 , Miki Kobayashi 2 , Masahito Tanaka 2 Keyword: 白血病 , 腫瘤性病変 , 水腎症 pp.481-483
Published Date 2001/5/20
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1413903283
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The patient was a 47-year-old man who was referred to our department because of left low back pain while he was hospitalized at the department of internal medicine for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia. CT revealed the presence of horseshoe kidneys, left hydronephrosis,and tumorous lesion measuring 2.0cm at the left kidney and renal pelvis. Two weeks later, CT revealed rapid grwth of the tumor, and blastic crisis of leukemia was confirmed by bone marrow puncture. Therefore, tumor-forming leukemia was suspected, and chemotherapy for leukemia was initiated.


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