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Hematuria, flank pain and elevated LDH

Author: Carlo Catalano, MD, Rome, Italy
Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 77-year-old woman presented with right flank pain, hematuria, mild fever and malaise.
  • Results of laboratory tests indicated elevated serum levels of lactate dehydrogenase.
  • Abdominal ultrasound revealed a hypoechoic lesion of the right kidney as well as focal liver

  • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed.