Primary Carcinoid Tumour of the Kidney: A Review of the Literature

  title={Primary Carcinoid Tumour of the Kidney: A Review of the Literature},
  author={Ayodeji Oluwarotimi Omiyale and Anthony Delali Komla Kodzo-Grey Venyo},
  booktitle={Advances in urology},
Context. Primary renal carcinoid tumours are rare. Their pathogenesis is unknown and the clinical presentation is similar to other renal tumours thus posing diagnostic dilemmas for clinicians. Objectives. To review the literature for case reports of primary renal carcinoids. Methods. Literature was extensively searched for case reports for primary renal carcinoids. Reports of metastatic carcinoids to the kidneys were excluded. Results. Approximately less than 90 cases of primary carcinoid… CONTINUE READING
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