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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A case of gastric cancer with neuroendocrine carcinoma, signet ring cell carcinoma components, and intramural metastases.
HER-2 positive primary solid neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast: a case report and review of the literature.
Goldstraw, "Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma and large cell carcinomas with neuroendocrine morphology of the lung: Prognosis after complete resection and systematic nodal dissection," The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol.
According to the 2010 WHO classification [2], neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) are classified in neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs) of small or large cells, and mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinomas (MANECs), showing more than 30% of neuroendocrine cells and nonendocrine components.
Ricci et al., "First-line chemotherapy in patients with metastatic gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma," OncoTargets and Therapy, vol.
Mayhew, "Metastatic primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the genitourinary tract: A case report of an uncommon entity," American Journal of Case Reports, vol.
Moser, "Non-functional neuroendocrine carcinoma of the pancreas: incidence, tumor biology, and outcomes in 2,158 patients," Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, vol.
In the differential diagnosis of ACC, polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma, basaloid squamous cell carcinoma, small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma, and adenosquamous cell carcinoma can be considered.
We used the PubMed database for articles published up to May 2016 using the following relevant keywords: hypopharynx and ("small cell carcinoma" or "oat cell carcinoma" or "neuroendocrine carcinoma"), mixed with a hand search of reference sections of relevant papers, we found thirteen cases [7-18] of the primary hypopharyngeal origin since the first case was described in 1980 [7].
The AC (synonyms of malignant carcinoid, moderately differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma, and large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma) is the most frequent, constituting 54% of all NET in this site, followed by the small cell carcinoma, neuroendocrine type (34%), paraganglioma (9%), and the typical carcinoid (3%) [1].
Biopsies taken were reported as neuroendocrine carcinoma. An abdominal CT scan was done at the same hospital and revealed a mass in the proximal part of the transverse colon.
We reported a case of neuroendocrine carcinoma of the right breast in a young Togolese girl with fatal evolution.