Extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma arising in the prostate gland has been described in several case series and case reports.
SCPCa is one of the more common sites of extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma (EP-SCC).
Primary extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma
has been reported in a number of organs (3).
Extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma
is a comparatively rare disease, representing approximately 4% of all small cell cancers (5).
Abstract: This article reviews the recent literature on extrapulmonary small cell carcinomas.
The literature on the subject of extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma is primarily based on case reports.
The prognosis for patients with extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma
is poor, as 5-year survival is only 13%.
The epidemiology and survival of extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma
in South East England, 1970-2004.
Clinical and therapeutic aspects of extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma
Cases of pulmonary small cell carcinoma, extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma
, and Merkel cell carcinoma were retrieved from the surgical pathology and consultation files of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong, and the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.
Immunostaining for thyroid transcription factor 1 and cytokeratin 20 aids the detection of small cell carcinoma from Merkel cell carcinoma, butnotpulmonary from extrapulmonary small cell carcinomas
Expression of thyroid transcription factor-1 in pulmonary and extrapulmonary small cell carcinomas
and other neuroendocrine carcinomas of various primary sites.