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Kidney tumor - CT scan

Kidney tumor - CT scan

Overview

This CT scan of the abdomen shows a tumor in the left kidney (called hypernephroma, or renal cell carcinoma). It is located on the lower right side of the picture.

Review Date 1/19/2018

Updated by: Richard LoCicero, MD, private practice specializing in hematology and medical oncology, Longstreet Cancer Center, Gainesville, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.