Diffuse bone marrow sarcoid-like reaction associated with renal cell carcinoma
Department of Radiology
Neoplasms | Radiology
Sarcoid-like reaction has been documented in association with several types of malignancy, including renal cell carcinoma. We report the case of a 41-year-old man with nonmetastatic renal cell carcinoma and concomitant non-caseating granulomas distributed diffusely throughout the bone marrow. The granulomas resolved after nephrectomy. As far as we know, this is the first reported case of a sarcoid-like reaction primarily involving the bone marrow in association with renal cell carcinoma.
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Citation: Skeletal Radiol. 2014 Dec;43(12):1761-6. doi: 10.1007/s00256-014-1960-0. Link to article on publisher's site.
Sarcoid, Sarcoid like, Renal cell carcinoma, Granuloma
Madden, Timothy F. and Baccei, Steven J., "Diffuse bone marrow sarcoid-like reaction associated with renal cell carcinoma" (2014). Radiology Publications and Presentations. 121.