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Case Report
Squamous papilloma of the renal pelvis mimicking transitional cell carcinoma
1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India  
2 Endourology Nursing Home, Venkatesh Nagar, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India  
3 Department of Surgery, Basaveshwar Hospital, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India  
Turk J Urol ; : -
DOI: 10.5152/tud.2018.03295
Key Words: Nephrolithiasis; papilloma; squamous cell neoplasm; transitional cell carcinoma.
Abstract

Squamous papilloma of the renal pelvis is an extremely rare entity. To the best of our knowledge, no case has been reported till date. A 45-year-old female presented to us with flank pain for two months. She had undergone left-sided percutaneous nephrolithotomy three years ago. Preoperative evaluation suggested the presence of a transitional cell tumor arising from the left renal pelvis. Diethylene-triamine-pentaacetic acid renogram showed a non-functional left kidney. She underwent left nephroureterectomy. Histopathology showed squamous papilloma of the renal pelvis. Subsequent follow-ups have been uneventful.


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: Radhakrishna V, Patil R, Patil R. Squamous papilloma of the renal pelvis mimicking transitional cell carcinoma. Turk J Urol 2018. DOI: 10.5152/tud.2018.03295.

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