Primary carcinoid tumor in a polycystic kidney.

A case of a primary carcinoid tumor within a polycystic kidney is reported. A 51-year-old woman with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) underwent a bilateral nephrectomy because of an infection in her polycystic kidneys. A tumor (1.5 cm in diameter) was incidentally found close to the hilum of the left kidney. Histologically, the tumor… CONTINUE READING