Primary neuroendocrine tumors of the kidney: morphological and molecular alterations of an uncommon malignancy.


Primary neuroendocrine (NE) tumors of the kidney (PNRTs) are rare and frequently mistaken for other renal and urothelial cancers. We evaluated morphological and molecular findings of 11 PNRTs classified according to the World Health Organization classification of lung NE tumors. Patients included 5 men and 6 women with a median age of 50 years. These tumors… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.humpath.2012.08.013


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