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Small bowel (small intestine)


Neuroendocrine carcinoma

Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 12 December 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Usually fatal

Case reports

● 52 year old man with collision tumor of primary adenocarcinoma and neuroendocrine carcinoma of duodenum (Rare Tumors 2012;4:e20)

Micro description

● Marked pleomorphism, large irregular hyperchromatic nuclei, prominent nucleoli, tumor necrosis, frequent mitotic figures

Micro images

Nests of small cells with uniform round nuclei with classic salt and pepper chromatin

End of Small bowel (small intestine) > Carcinoma > Neuroendocrine carcinoma

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