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ABDOMINAL IMAGING Table of Contents   
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 429-442
Solid renal masses in adults


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Radiology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Binit Sureka
Department of Radiology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi - 110 070
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.195773

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With the ever increasing trend of using cross-section imaging in today's era, incidental detection of small solid renal masses has dramatically multiplied. Coincidentally, the number of asymptomatic benign lesions being detected has also increased. The role of radiologists is not only to identify these lesions, but also go a one step further and accurately characterize various renal masses. Earlier detection of small renal cell carcinomas means identifying at the initial stage which has an impact on prognosis, patient management and healthcare costs. In this review article we share our experience with the typical and atypical solid renal masses encountered in adults in routine daily practice.


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