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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 170-172

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


Department of Medical Oncology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey

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Dr. Fatma Yalcin Musri
Department of Medical Oncology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Konyaalti, Antalya 07070
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.187236

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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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