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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 2/1/2016

Updated by: Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.