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Hypercalcemia associated with squamous cell carcinoma of renal pelvis: A case and review of the literature


1 Department of Medical Oncology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey

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Fatma Yalcin Musri,
Department of Medical Oncology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Konyaalti, Antalya 07070
Turkey
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Renal pelvis squamous cell carcinoma (RSCC) is a rare tumor. It starts with nonspecific symptoms and it is usually at an advanced stage with a poor prognosis at the time of diagnosis. SCC-associated hypercalcemia is a well-known paraneoplastic syndrome; however RSCC-associated hypercalcemia is a rare condition. Our patient is a 57-year-old-male patient with no bone metastases. Based on the literature screening on PubMed Database for paraneoplastic malignant hypercalcemia-associated RSCC, we found a few cases.


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