A rare case of metastatic renal carcinoid

Yoshiharu Kato, Kogenta Nakamura, Yoshiaki Yamada, Genya Nishikawa, Takahiko Yoshizawa, Kenji Zennnami, Remi Katsuda, Motoi Tobiume, Shigeyuki Aoki, Tomohiro Taki, Nobuaki Honda

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Background: Carcinoid is an endocrine cell tumor with low-grade atypia, which is generally a low-grade malignant cancer with a good prognosis. Metastatic renal carcinoid is even rarer than primary carcinoids. Case presentation: We present our experience of a patient with metastatic renal carcinoid from the gastrointestinal tract. Conclusions: The carcinoid tumor of the kidney in our patient, who had a history of liver metastasis from rectal carcinoid, was considered metastatic based on the pathological findings.

Original languageEnglish
Article number22
JournalBMC Urology
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Urology


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