Metastasis of renal cell carcinoma to maxillary gingiva: a case report

A 63-year-old white male presented with maxillary gingival swelling for a 6-month duration. Medical history revealed diabetes and hypertension. Extraoral examination was noncontributory. Intraoral exam showed a red bleeding lobulated nodule measuring 5.0  × 3.0 cm in the left maxillary gingiva. The presumptive diagnosis was nonneoplastic reactive lesion. An incisional biopsy was performed and histopathologic diagnosis was unspecific malignant neoplasm. The initial immunohistochemical panel was inconclusive.
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research

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Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Non-coding RNA profiling by array Homo sapiens synthetic construct Source Type: research
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Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing Homo sapiens Source Type: research
The 2020 Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Clinical Practice Guideline on the Evaluation and Management of Candidates for Kidney Transplantation is intended to assist health care professionals worldwide who evaluate and manage potential candidates for deceased or living donor kidney transplantation. This guideline addresses general candidacy issues such as access to transplantation, patient demographic and health status factors, immunological and psychosocial assessment. The roles of various risk factors and comorbid conditions governing an individual’s suitability for transplantation such as adherenc...
Source: Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Reviews Source Type: research
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Source: Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Original Clinical Science—Liver Source Type: research
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Source: Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Original Clinical Science—General Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Mohamed A. Fouda, Korin E. Leffler, Abdel A. Abdel-Rahman
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
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Source: OncoTargets and Therapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: OncoTargets and Therapy Source Type: research
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Source: Kidney Cancer Association - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
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