Renal cell carcinoma in a pregnant woman with horseshoe kidn
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The cancer during gestation is a rare phenomenon with incidence of 1:1000 pregnancies approximately.The most frequent tumors that affect pregnant women are cervical cancer, breast cancer, lymphomas and acute leukemias and melanoma. Less common malignancies are gastrointestinal, urological and lung cancers.Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common urological cancer during pregnancy, followed by bladder cancer and adrenal tumors, especially pheochromocytoma. Ureteral and urethral malignancies, and other malignancies that involve the urinary tract, are rare during pregnancy. We present kidney tumor found in a pregnant woman. To authors knowledge, this is the first reported case of renal cell carcinoma in kidney horseshoe diagnosed in the second trimester of pregnancy. They performed open radical nephrectomy when the pregnancy was completed...

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