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Kidney Cancer pp 193-205 | Cite as

Neuroendocrine Kidney Tumors

  • Miao Zhang
  • Charles C. GuoEmail author
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Abstract

Kidney neuroendocrine tumors usually occur in the renal parenchyma and do not include those originate from the urothelial mucosa in the renal pelvis and calyces. Although they are rare, these neuroendocrine tumors demonstrate a wide spectrum of pathologic and clinical features. Several neuroendocrine tumors, including carcinoid, small cell carcinoma, paraganglioma, primitive neuroectodermal tumor, neuroblastoma, and juxtaglomerular cell tumor, are discussed here.

Keywords

Carcinoid tumor Neuroendocrine carcinoma Primitive neuroectodermal tumor Neuroblastoma Juxtaglomerular cell tumor Metastatic tumor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PathologyThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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