Horseshoe kidney and primary renal carcinoid tumour: a case report of a rare entity

Histopathology; Urology
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2010.0011
10
46-50
Horseshoe kidney and primary renal carcinoid tumour: a case report of a rare entity

Carcinoid tumours are unique neuroendocrine neoplasms, displaying low-grade malignant potential and arising frequently within the gastrointestinal tract and respiratory tree. Primary carcinoid arising within the renal system is uncommon, whilst carcinoid tumour arising within a horseshoe kidney is rare. We describe a case of primary renal carcinoid occurring within a horseshoe kidney.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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