Cystic renal melanoma: CT/ultrasound correlation

Urol Radiol. 1987;9(1):39-41. doi: 10.1007/BF02932626.


A new computed tomographic and sonographic appearance of renal metastatic melanoma is described. Bilateral cystic masses with thick walls, many with mural nodules, were noted. Sonography also demonstrated complex echopenic masses with irregularly thickened walls and mural nodules.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Kidney Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Kidney Neoplasms / secondary
  • Melanoma / diagnosis*
  • Melanoma / secondary
  • Polycystic Kidney Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ultrasonography