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WHO Classification of Tumours
Peripheral neuroectodermal tumor
Kidney


Definition

A high-grade, primitive, round cell tumour of neuroectodermal phenotype arising from the soft tissues or bone
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Fletcher CDM, Unni KK, Mertens F (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2002



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Renal peripheral neuroectodermal tumour is a rare malignancy occurring in all age groups, with a predilection for males. It forms sizeable, inhomogeneous masses which may replace almost the entire kidney. Haemorrhage and necrosis are common

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Eble JE, Sauter G, Epstein JI, Sesterhenn IA (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2004



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