2009, Number 3
Rev Mex Urol 2009; 69 (3)
Hernández-Castellanos VA, Merayo-Chalico C, Sánchez-Turati JG, Saavedra-Briones DV, Leos-Acosta CA, Camarena-Reynoso HR, Shuck-Bello CE, Vázquez Ortega LS, Cantellano-Orozco M, Andrade-Platas JD, Fernández-Carreño AJ, Morales-Montor JG, Pacheco-Gahbler C, Recinos G, Calderón-Ferro F
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ABSTRACTRetroperitoneal tumors are relatively rare and tend to be classified according to the tissue in which they arise. Of the nerve sheath tumors, schwannomas have a 1 to 10% prevalence among total retroperitoneal primary neoplasms and a 0.2 to 0.6% prevalence among all neoplasms. Two cases of intrarenal schwannomas that were incidentally diagnosed after performing radical nephrectomy are presented.