Atypical presentation of renal cell carcinoma: a case report


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Arumugam, G. P., Sachithanandan, A., Bikin, M. I., Mariappan, B. S., Khoo, L. S., Thamutaram, H., Choy, C. N., Abdul Rahman, M. H. F. bin, Tan, K. L., Rajadurai, P., Letchumanasamy, Y., & Md Yusof, M. binti. (2022). Atypical presentation of renal cell carcinoma: a case report. Malaysian Journal of Anaesthesiology, 1(1), 60–65.

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renal cell carcinoma; tumour thrombus


Our patient was a 61-year-old male who first presented with a diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma and low oxygen saturation at rest. An urgent computed tomography of the thorax revealed a filling defect in the distal left pulmonary artery. We describe our perioperative management of this patient and highlight some challenges in his
postoperative care.


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