Renal Cell Carcinoma with Cardiac Metastases: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

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Ellen M. Cahill
Alexandra Tabakin
Brian Shinder
Mark Bramwit
Biren Saraiya
Xinyang Xu
Cristo G. Salazar
Zhongren Zhou
Eric A. Singer


cardiac mass, clear cell, metastatic renal cell carcinoma, renal cell carcinoma, systemic therapy


Cardiac metastases from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) are very rare. We describe the case of a woman with RCC with cardiac metastases involving the entire right atrium, penetrating through the myocardium, with extension into the tricuspid valve and right ventricle. This report highlights the unique challenge of the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac metastases in RCC.

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