Case Report

A rare case of tuberous sclerosis complex-associated renal cell carcinoma

Humphrey Mapuranga, Bianca Douglas-Jones, Danelo du Plessis, Camilla E. le Roux, Christel du Buisson, Shahida Moosa
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 26, No 1 | a2406 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v26i1.2406 | © 2022 Humphrey Mapuranga, Bianca Douglas-Jones, Danelo du Plessis, Camilla E. le Roux, Christel du Buisson, Shahida Moosa | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 23 January 2022 | Published: 20 May 2022

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Humphrey Mapuranga, Department of Radio-Diagnosis, Faculty of Medical Imaging and Clinical Oncology, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Bianca Douglas-Jones, Department of Medical Genetics, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Danelo du Plessis, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Camilla E. le Roux, Department of Radio-Diagnosis, Faculty of Medical Imaging and Clinical Oncology, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Christel du Buisson, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Paediatric Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Shahida Moosa, Department of Medical Genetics, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa


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Abstract

Renal cell carcinoma is rarely described in paediatric patients with tuberous sclerosis complex. This report describes a case of an 11-year-old male with tuberous sclerosis-associated renal cell carcinoma.


Keywords

tuberous sclerosis complex; renal cell carcinoma; paediatric; neuro-cutaneous; hamartomas

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