The abscopal effect: demonstration in lymphomatous involvement of kidneys

Med Pediatr Oncol. 1981;9(5):473-6. doi: 10.1002/mpo.2950090510.


A patient with bilateral involvement of the kidneys with diffuse histiocytic lymphoma associated with renal failure is presented. This case report provides an example of the abscopal effect. Although only one kidney received radiation therapy, both kidneys were shown to respond to this treatment.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Acute Kidney Injury / etiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Kidney Neoplasms / radiotherapy*
  • Kidney Neoplasms / secondary
  • Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse / radiotherapy*
  • Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse / secondary
  • Middle Aged
  • Radiotherapy Dosage