Published: 21 February 2016
Author(s): Vivek Subbiah, Abhishek Maiti
Section: Internal Medicine Flashcard

A 52-year-old woman with hypothyroidism and advanced renal cell carcinoma presented with new onset headache, worsening fatigue, and weakness for two weeks. Two years back she developed flank pain, and underwent radical nephrectomy and extended lymph node dissection for a left renal mass. Pathology showed clear cell carcinoma with lymph node metastasis and extensive lymphovascular invasion. She received adjuvant therapy with pazopanib, and was referred for a clinical trial after she had disease progression.

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