• Most solid tumors of the kidney are malignant
• Most common tumor is renal cell carcinoma (RCC—also referred to as hypernephroma or adenocarcinoma of the kidney)
■ Incidental finding(>60% of the tumors)
■ Acute abdominal pain
■ Hypovolemic shock (due to retroperitoneal bleeding—not uncommon with angio-myo-lipoma)
■ Paraneoplastic syndromes (noted in up to 10% of tumors)
• Solid tumors of the kidney
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