Primary Renal Well-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumor Extending into the Inferior Vena Cava.

Primary renal neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are exceedingly rare with roughly 100 reported cases. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of a primary renal NET with inferior vena caval tumor thrombus. The uniqueness of this case is highlighted by the degree to which vascular invasion occurred.

Urology. 2019 Oct 05 [Epub ahead of print]

G Shantharam, C Huang, N Singla, Y B Chen, P Russo

Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University. Electronic address: ., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Urology.