Urologic radiology

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 94–97 | Cite as

Clinical and imaging features of rhabdoid tumor of the kidney

  • S. Zafar H. Jafri
  • Judy L. Freeman
  • Barbara F. Rosenberg
  • Alexander Cacciarelli
  • Beatrice L. Madrazo


Rhabdoid tumor of the kidney (RTK) is a rare, highly malignant neoplasm of childhood. The clinical profile of this neoplasm differs from that of Wilms’ tumor. We present two cases of RTK. In both our cases, large bulky masses with poorly defined margins and calcifications were demonstrated. The clinical and imaging findings are compared with other childhood renal neoplasms.

Key words

Kidney Rhabdoid tumor Clinical features Computed tomography Sonography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Zafar H. Jafri
    • 1
  • Judy L. Freeman
    • 1
  • Barbara F. Rosenberg
    • 2
  • Alexander Cacciarelli
    • 1
  • Beatrice L. Madrazo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyWilliam Beaumont HospitalRoyal OakUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyWilliam Beaumont HospitalRoyal OakUSA

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