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68 yo woman with progressive dyspnea and "abnormal kidney function" found to have enlarged kidneys and diagnosed with primary renal lymphoma


  • Asterixis - seen in many forms of organ failure with toxic metabolic encephalopathy, characterized by loss of postural tone rather than an active movement

    Posted 05/04/17 10:06:15 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Monoclonal gammopathy, paraproteinemia

    Posted 05/04/17 10:27:22 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Bilateral enlargement of kidneys - usually indicative of an infiltrative disease like amyloidosis or lymphoma, or of IgG4-related disease

    Posted 05/04/17 10:28:44 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Renal Masses

    Posted 05/04/17 10:31:22 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Primary renal lymphoma

    Posted 05/04/17 10:37:05 AM by Anna Krigel

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