Diagnosis of Bony Metastasis of Renal Cell Carcioma at a Rare Site on Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology: A Rare Case Report

  • Vijay Kumar Bodal Associate Professor, GMC, Patiala
  • Mohanvir Kaur Government medical college ,Patiala Baba farid university
  • Deepika Gupta Government medical college ,Patiala Baba farid university
  • Vikram Jassal Government medical college ,Patiala Baba farid university
Keywords: FNAC, Metastasis, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Right Clavicle


Fine needle aspiration cytology is cheap, non invasive and time saving procedure in diagnosis and management of patients in developing countries. Metastasis of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) to distant sites and organs at time of presentation is not infrequently encountered in the setting of FNAC for initial diagnosis. Here, we present a case of metastatic RCC to right clavicle initially diagnosed on FNAC and was confirmed on radiological examination of abdomen and histopathological examination. DOI: 10.21276/APALM.1121

Author Biographies

Vijay Kumar Bodal, Associate Professor, GMC, Patiala
Associate ProfessorDepartment of PathologyGovernment Medical CollegePatiala-147001(Punjab) Inida.
Mohanvir Kaur, Government medical college ,Patiala Baba farid university
Assistant professor, Department of pathology
Deepika Gupta, Government medical college ,Patiala Baba farid university
Post graduate student, 3rd yearDepartment of pathology
Vikram Jassal, Government medical college ,Patiala Baba farid university
senior residentDepartment of pathology


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