Carcinoid tumor occurring in cystic teratoma of the kidney: a case report.

@article{Kojiro1976CarcinoidTO,
  title={Carcinoid tumor occurring in cystic teratoma of the kidney: a case report.},
  author={Masamichi Kojiro and Hirotaka Ohishi and Hiroshi Isobe},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1976},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={1636-40}
}
Although carcinoid tumors have occurred rarely in benign teratomas of the ovary and the testis, we believe this case is the first reported of carcinoid arising in a benign cystic teratoma of the kidney. The patient was admitted to the Tagawa Hospital with a left abdominal mass and severe epigastric pain. Retrograde and intravenous pyelograms revealed marked dilatation of the left kidney; a renal tumor was diagnosed clinically. At operation, a polycystic tumor weighing 1400g was removed… CONTINUE READING
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