Case Reports: Nephrostomy Tract Tumor Seeding Following Percutaneous Manipulation of a Ureteral Carcinoma

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We report a case of nephrostomy tract tumor seeding following percutaneous nephrostomy tube placement and endoscopic manipulation of ureteral carcinoma. While never previously reported to our knowledge, tumor seeding is a potential risk of percutaneous endoscopic management of upper tract urothelial carcinomas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1041-1042
Number of pages2
JournalThe Journal of Urology
Issue number3 SUPPL.
StatePublished - 1995


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  • Urology

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