neuroendocrine carcinoma


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neuroendocrine carcinoma

tumor originating in neuroendocrine cells; most common in the lung, but may occur in any organ.

neuroendocrine carcinoma

Any of a diverse group of malignancies, such as carcinoid, islet cell tumors, neuroblastoma, and small-cell carcinomas of the lung. All have dense core granules and produce polypeptides that can be identified by immunochemical methods.
See also: carcinoma
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Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma has been recognized as a distinct, relatively infrequent pathological entity that occurs at multiple sites in head and neck regions.
Impact of histological subtype on long-term outcomes of neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast.
This case report describes a unique presentation of a metastasis from a neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung, presenting itself as a palpable tumour of the testis.
Carcinosarcoma (True malignant mixed tumour), neuroendocrine carcinoma and epithelial myoepithelial carcinoma constituted of 1 case (1.
Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the colon and rectum: A clinicopathologic, ultrastructural, and immunohistochemical study of 24 cases.
Interestingly, pathologic examination of our tumor showed a large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma embedded in poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma.
The NANETS consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of poorly differentiated (high-grade) extrapulmonary neuroendocrine carcinomas.
These entities oscillate from low-grade typical carcinoids (TC) intermediate-grade atypical carcinoids (AC) to high-grade large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) and small cell lung carcinomas (SCLC) (10).
A new virus, Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV), recently was discovered in humans with Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), a relatively rare, aggressive primary cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma.
In April 2008, Avary was diagnosed with neuroendocrine carcinoma.
Other terms that have been applied to this tumor include cutaneous Apudoma, neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin, primary small cell carcinoma of the skin, and murky cell carcinoma.
alpha]-Conotoxin imperialis I inhibits nicotine-evoked hormone release and cell proliferation in human neuroendocrine carcinoma cells.