bronchial carcinoid tumour

bronchial carcinoid tumour

A neuroendocrine tumour (carcinoid) arising in bronchial epithelium, which has been divided by the 2004 WHO classification into typical carcinoids (low grade) and atypical carcinoids (intermediate grade). Higher grade (more malignant) neuroendocrine tumours include large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma and small cell carcinoma of the lung.
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The 51-year-old journalist, who has led the corporation's Westminster coverage since 2005, needs an operation to remove a bronchial carcinoid tumour from his lung.
But, later reports (3,9) indicate that bronchial carcinoid tumour is the single most common cause.
Bilateral parotid secondaries from primary bronchial carcinoid tumour.