Laparoscopic nephrectomy for the management of renal medullary carcinoma in a child

Paul M. Milhoua, Philip T. Koi, A. Ari Hakimi, Maomi Li, Reza Ghavamian

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Renal medullary carcinoma is a lethal subtype of renal cancer that afflicts patients with sickle-cell hemoglobinopathies. Here we present the case of a 13-year-old boy with renal medullary carcinoma who is the first, to our knowledge, to be managed using a planned laparoscopic radical nephrectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)90-92
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Urology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2008



  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Pediatric
  • Renal medullary carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Urology

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