Multifocal renal oncocytoma in a patient with Von Hippel-Lindau mutation

Joshua Fiske, Rupa Patel, Eric Kau, John G. Pappas, Roberto A. Garcia, Samir S. Taneja

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Von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL) is a rare genetic disease with a lifetime risk of clear cell renal cell carcinoma in approximately 70% of cases. We present a case of a 63-year-old man with bilateral, multifocal renal masses. Genetic testing results were consistent with a VHL deletion. The patient had no other disease manifestations consistent with VHL. The patient underwent staged bilateral nephron-sparing procedures. Pathology of all renal masses revealed oncocytoma. To our knowledge, we describe the first reported case of multiple renal oncocytomas in a male patient with a germline VHL mutation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1320.e11-1320.e12
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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