Leonard H. Finkelstein, Leland M. Coffman. Acute cholecystitis or metastatic renal cell carcinoma? A diagnostic dilemma. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1996;96(5):314. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.19188.8.131.524.
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Renal cell carcinoma is known to metastasize to many different organ systems. Lung and bone are clearly the most common sites of metastasis, but the symptoms at presentation may simulate those of other diseases of the organ system involved. The patient with metastatic renal cell carcinoma described here had symptoms of acute cholecystitis.
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