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2020 May 11

Int J Surg Case Rep


Mandibular swelling as the initial presentation for renal cell carcinoma: A case report.


Zhang R, Lee C W, Basyuni S, Santhanam V
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2020 May 11; 70:96-100.
PMID: 32416490.


Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common malignant tumour of the kidney. It usually presents in an occult manner, rarely with the classical triad of haematuria, abdominal mass and abdominal pain. Up to a third of patients have metastasis on presentation and only a few case reports have involved the mandible.