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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 50-52

Metanephric stromal tumor: An unusual presentation of a rare paediatric renal neoplasm

1 Department of Pathology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Monastir, Tunisia
2 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Monastir, Tunisia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Nouha Ben Abdeljelil
Department of Pathology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, 1st June Street, 5000 Monastir
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ajps.AJPS_56_17

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A 2-year-old boy with prenatal diagnosis of a malformation uropathy was referred to paediatric surgery department. On systemic examination, there were no palpable masses. An ultrasonography of abdomen with color Doppler, a renal artery angiographic and scintigraphy revealed a preostial aneurysm at the left renal artery. The patient had a left nephrectomy. Grossly, the specimen measured 75 mm × mm 50 × 20 mm with renal artery aneurysm measuring 30 mm × 35 mm. On cut section, the renal parenchyma contained a whitish tumor that measured 35 mm × 10 mm. Histopathologically, this tumor was diagnosed as metanephric stromal tumor.

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