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Bronchogenic squamous cell carcinoma metastasizing to Bowman's capsule
  1. Livia Ross
  1. Highland-Alameda County Hospital, Oakland, California, U.S.A.


    A kidney metastasis from a squamous bronchogenic carcinoma is described that showed the unusual feature of occupying Bowman's capsule as well as metastasizing interstitially, producing a neoplastic `crescent' formation. The lesion is compared with the histological picture of subacute glomerulonephritis. No explanation is offered for this route for metastasis.

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