Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis
Author: Michele Anzidei
1. Patient presentation
- A 70-year-old man presented to the urologist complaining of two episodes of painless hematuria over the course of one week.
- Abdominal ultrasonography suggested a partly cystic nodule in the lower pole of the left kidney.
- Contrast-enhanced MDCT of the kidneys was performed to better characterize the nodule.