Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET) of the Kidney with Level IV Inferior Vena Caval Thrombus: A Case Report

  • Rajendra B. Nerli*, Murigendra B Hiremath, Vikram Prabha, Prakash Malur, Anita Borges

Abstract

Primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) is classified as a malignant tumor of the kidney. It was first recognized by Arthur Purdy Stout in 1918, as a member of the family of “small round-cell tumorsâ€. Primitive renal localization is very rare. We report a case of Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the kidney with level IV inferior vena caval (IVC) thrombus. Histologically, the tumor consisted of small round cells with round nuclei and scant cytoplasm.

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Rajendra B. Nerli*, Murigendra B Hiremath, Vikram Prabha, Prakash Malur, Anita Borges
KLE University's Kidney Foundation, KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum 590 010 India* Corresponding Author, Email: rbnerli@gmail.com
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Murigendra B Hiremath, Vikram Prabha, Prakash Malur, Anita Borges, R. B. N. “Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET) of the Kidney With Level IV Inferior Vena Caval Thrombus: A Case Report”. Recent Research in Science and Technology, Vol. 2, no. 6, Sept. 2010, https://updatepublishing.com/journal/index.php/rrst/article/view/477.
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