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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 649

Renal primitive neuroectodermal tumor as a second malignancy after chemotherapy and radiation for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - treatment-related or just poor old bad luck?: A case report


Department of Surgical Oncology, Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Jean-Louis de Menezes
Department of Surgical Oncology, Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Nesbit Road, Mazagon, Mumbai - 400 010, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.138124

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Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) is a rare histology to be found in primary tumors of the kidney. There are less than a hundred cases reported in the English literature. Most of these have been diagnosed after surgery for a renal neoplasm diagnosed on imaging. PNET has rarely been reported as a second malignancy, and has never been reported as a second malignancy after non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Herein, we present our case of a 38-year-old female who developed a second malignancy in the kidney after the treatment for NHL.


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